Setting Physicians' Prices in FFS Medicare: An Economic Perspective
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Feldman, R., Nyman, J., Town, B.
Recent policy discussions by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission regarding physician prices in the traditional fee-for-service
Medicare Program reflect movement toward a market pricing model. Earlier objectives such as sustainable levels of spending
have given way to concerns over the relationship between fees and actual costs, access to care, and the importance of demand
and supply in local markets.