Examining Distortions In US Health Care Market

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"WhatIs Different About the Market for Health Care?," Journal of the American Medical Association: The JAMA commentarydiscusses three classic efforts to describe, to quantify and to proposesolutions to health care market distortions.


The authors also discuss currenthealth policy initiatives that aim to reduce market distortions, includingpay-for-performance systems and consumer-driven health plans (Wells et al., JAMA,12/19).

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