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The Rashomon Approach to Medicare

The May 28 number of the New England Journal of Medicine published three perspective pieces which show how hard it is to discuss anything to do with federal funding of medical care. The authors, all PhDs, were invited to write these articles presumably because they know a lot about the subject. I’ve already stated my…

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Controlling the Cost of Medical Care

This is a version of a talk I’ve given many times. It discusses how the ever increasing cost of medical care might be contained. I no longer think that anything other than divine intervention will control medical costs. The public believes that medical care is a right and thus should be paid by someone else….

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