TITLE

An argument against healthcare rationing

AUTHOR(S)
Etzioni, Amitai
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Aging Today;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author presents his views on the finding of a research according to which people of the U.S. use more medical resources in the last year of life as compared to previous years. He suggests that limited healthcare resources should be allocated to younger people. He further recommends some ways to reduce medical care costs including cutting reimbursements for interventions without demonstrated benefits and reducing administrative costs.
ACCESSION #
86441171

 

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