Pricing Health Care Back into the Market

Gaby, Alan R.
June 2005
Townsend Letter for Doctors & Patients;Jun2005, Issue 263, p67
The article discusses the cost of medical care in the U.S. According to the author, the American healthcare system, which boasts of being the best in the world, is in some ways the worst, since it is unable to provide the most basic services for anything remotely resembling a reasonable price. With President George W. Bush battling Congress over proposed Medicaid cuts, and the soon-to-retire baby boomers poised to suck the remaining national treasure through Medicare, people have reached a crisis point.


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