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

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
California hospitals
Publication Date
Volume
5
Issue
5
Identifiers
PMID: 10113777
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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.

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