Greg Downing: Government is changing how it spends $1T per year on health care

Greg Downing, executive director for innovation, Health and Human Services

A quiet but revolutionary change is happening in the way the government spends a trillion dollars a year for health care. Traditional fee-for-service is giving way to payment for quality and outcomes. It's one of several innovations overseen by Health and Human Services and its IDEA Lab. Greg Downing, executive director for innovation at HHS explains to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin why innovation is prominent on the department's strategic plan.