Is fee-for-service the smoking gun for U.S. health care spending?
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The U.S. health policy community recognizes that fee-for-service models incentivize physicians and health systems to perform more tasks than may be needed. But is fee-for-service really the culprit when it comes to the high levels of U.S. health care spending? Listen to Health Affairs Editor-in-Chief Alan Weil interview Dr. Michael K. Gusmano from Rutgers School of Public Health and The Hastings Center to discuss how international fee-for-service models spend less than the U.S.
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