cap and trade a mechanism to reduce healthcare costs

Weeks, William B.
November 2012
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Nov2012, Vol. 66 Issue 11, p156
Trade Publication
The article discusses market-based "cap-and-trade" system as an effective measure to reduce healthcare costs and limit unchecked deletion of public resources. It also discusses the objectives of cap-and-trade system that includes helping the healthcare institutions to survive the change to new models of care, the use a market mechanism to create the transition, and also adds that the system would create value for the underperforming assets.


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