Selective contracting program too high a price to pay for cost savings.

@article{Zaretsky1991SelectiveCP,
  title={Selective contracting program too high a price to pay for cost savings.},
  author={H W Zaretsky},
  journal={California hospitals},
  year={1991},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={24-5, 27-8}
}
An economist finds that compromised negotiation postures, payment disparities and potentially escalated government buying power may be too high a price to pay for cost reductions achieved through a "competitive" system.