Medicare Fee for Service: A Rational Model for Single-Payer Universal Health Care

Olds, John W.
July 2006
Leading Edge;Summer2006, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p3
This article discusses a single payer universal system based on a health care model: Medicare fee- for-service (FFS) in the U.S. This system has the economies of scale, standardization of benefits, and quality of care standards. The financial condition of Medicare FFS is assessed. In addition, this article explores the medical, surgical and psychiatric services offered under Medicare FFS.


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