In Defense of Regulated Fee-for-Service Payment: A Response to Recent Commentaries

Document Type: Correspondence

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Keio University, Tokyo, Japan

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In health policy, magic bullet answers tend to have more appeal than incremental adjustments. Politicians faced with the daunting issues in healthcare are eager to embrace new ideas promoted by academics and think tanks. However, in implementation, intrinsic flaws in design, such as the difficulty of finding physicians willing to be at risk for the costs of care, tend to be ignored… (Read more…)

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