TITLE

COST CONTROL MYTHS MUST BE ADDRESSED TO FIX HEALTH SYSTEM

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Medical Economics;5/10/2013, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
An interview with Theodore R. Marmor, professor at Yale University is presented. When asked about the myths related to healthcare cost controls, he discussed about private health insurers. He discussed about his two books focused on offering relevant messages to primary care physicians. It mentions that the inflation in medical care rose by 10 percent.
ACCESSION #
87565554

 

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