TITLE

The Role of Medicare Fee-for-Service in Inefficient Health Care Delivery

AUTHOR(S)
Capretta, James C.
PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
AEI Outlook Series;Apr2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the role of the Medicare fee-for-service program in the rising cost problem of the national health insurance system in the U.S. It provides a background of the fee-for-service (FFS) insurance option in Medicare. It describes the influence of Medicare on the U.S. health care marketplace. It compares the fee-for-service and Medicare Advantage plans.
ACCESSION #
88112239

 

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