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Contractual log-rolling between Medicare and Employer Sponsored Insurance

In this month’s Journal of the American Medical Association, Dr. James C. Robinson, makes an interesting twist on the cost-shifting argument that I need to grapple with. Ultimately, the insurers are required to make a take-it-or-leave-it offer to physicians, limiting MA payment rates to the TM level regardless of the clinicians’ consolidation and potential bargaining […]
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