Managed Competition and Its Potential to Reduce Health Spending

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DIANE Publishing, 1993 - Law - 43 pages
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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