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Is Obamacare Changing the Way Doctors Practice Medicine?

One of the goals of health reform was to change the way doctors practice medicine. Under Medicare’s fee-for-service payment system, we were told, physicians have an incentive to perform too many of the wrong kinds of services. As a result, the cost is too high and the quality of care is too low. Instead, we should pay for value rather than quantity, said the reformers.

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John C. Goodman is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute, President of the Goodman Institute for Public Policy Research, and author of the widely acclaimed Independent books, A Better Choice: Healthcare Solutions for America, and the award-winning, Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis. The Wall Street Journal and the National Journal, among other media, have called him the “Father of Health Savings Accounts.”

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A BETTER CHOICE: Healthcare Solutions for America
Obamacare remains highly controversial and faces ongoing legal and political challenges. Polls show that by a large margin Americans remain opposed to the healthcare law and seek to “repeal and replace” it. However, the question is: Replace it with what?

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