December 18, 2014

Obama’s Medicare Cost-Control Plan Relies on Unsure Steps

October 19, 2012
Bloomberg Businessweek

Excerpt

Obama and Republican nominee Romney are both ducking unpopular choices on the way health care is provided, said Bob Bixby, executive director of the Concord Coalition, an Arlington, Virginia-based group that is an advocate for action to lower federal deficits.

“Are we overcompensating physicians? Are we over-treating patients? Is there too much intensity of service or are end-of- life services too high?” Bixby cited as examples.