Why Does Obama Think Doctors and Patients are Making Irrational Decisions?

by Benjamin Domenech on 8:16 am August 16, 2009

There’s an inherent disconnect between POTUS’s hypotheticals and reality: “Mr. Obama’s clinical scenarios represent an excessive—if not erroneous—take on how doctors are influenced by financial incentives. This jaundiced view on medical decision-making may explain why programs the White House is proposing to lower health-care costs rely on the direct regulation of medical decisions.”

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