TITLE

Lessons From the Health Care Debate

AUTHOR(S)
Levine, Stuart R.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Credit Union Times;9/12/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 35, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the views of the author regarding the health care triad played by people which has structured the American health care system in the U.S. He says that three different roles were performed by consumers which include the payer, the purchaser and the user. He suggests that the Medicare costs need to be reduce by bringing improvement in gaining efficiency through innovative solutions.
ACCESSION #
79929006

 

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