March 22, 2007
New England Journal of Medicine , Vol. 356, No. 12
Paul B. Ginsburg, Robert A. Berenson
Without an effective way to track changes in medical practice and physician productivity, the underlying structure of Medicares physician fee schedule has defied gravity, generally rewarding specialty procedures at the expense of primary care services, according to a perspective by economist Paul B. Ginsburg, Ph.D., and Robert Berenson, M.D., in the March 22 New England Journal of Medicine.
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