Health care price transparency and economic theory.

@article{Reinhardt2014HealthCP,
  title={Health care price transparency and economic theory.},
  author={Uwe E. Reinhardt},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2014},
  volume={312 16},
  pages={
          1642-3
        }
}
Citizens inmosteconomicallydevelopednationshavehealth insurance coverage that results in only modest cost sharing at the time health care is used. Furthermore, physicians, hospitals, and other clinicians and entities that prov ide health care within most systems outside the United States are paid on common fee schedules uniformly applied to all clinicians, health care organizations, and insurers. That approach spares the insured the need to seek out lower-priced health care and obviates the… CONTINUE READING

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