Caring for the poor: The new reality

Alper, Philip R.
September 1995
Primary Care Weekly;9/18/95, Vol. 1 Issue 22, p5
Reflects on the provision of care to the poor by physicians in the context of Medicaid, Medicare and health maintenance organizations (HMO). Charity care as a tradition; Establishment of Medicaid and Medicare as a means of mandating equal treatment for all; HMOs as competitive businesses.


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