Medical Ethics: Economic Issues

Bigoney, Rebecca M.; Spencer, Edward M.
September 2009
Pharmaceutical Representative;Sep2009, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p24
The article discusses the various issues affecting medical ethics in the U.S. These include the implementation of health care rationing, utilizing capitation for paying physicians on the health services they offer to patients, healthcare choice and control, and organizational ethics which focus on the conflict of interest of providing medical care and profit margins. It states that problems on medical ethics arise when patients and physicians are prevented to freely choose medical options.


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