Fixing Medical Prices

by Miriam J. Laugesen
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Publisher: Harvard University Press

Publication Date: November 07, 2016

ISBN: 9780674545373

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Miriam Laugesen goes to the heart of U.S. medical pricing: to a largely unknown committee of organizations affiliated with the American Medical Association. Medicare’s ready acceptance of this committee’s advisory recommendations sets off a chain reaction across the American health care system, leading to high—and disproportionate—rate setting.