Managed Competition and Its Potential to Reduce Health Spending
Examines the potential of the managed competition approach to reduce the level & rate of growth of national health expenditures, & the specific features of managed competition that could generate significant savings.
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Page 4 - The American Medical Association has estimated the cost of defensive medicine based upon a survey of physicians who were asked, for example, whether they ordered more tests because of the perceived risk of a medical malpractice claim.