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Recalibrating Medicare Payments for Inpatient Care

Nov. 16, 2006
New England Journal of MedicineVol. 355, No. 20
Paul B. Ginsburg

Small but important steps to improve the accuracy of Medicare inpatient hospital payment rates could help stem a growing medical arms race, but policy makers will need to follow through in the coming years with more comprehensive reforms, according to a perspective by economist Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., in the Nov. 16 New England Journal of Medicine.

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