Markets Without Magic How Competition Might Save Medicare

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-04-03
  • Publisher: Aei Press
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(AEI Press) Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Argues that unavoidable limits on Medicare financing can best be imposed through market-based choices rather than government direction. Also discusses that bringing competition to Medicare will save money for beneficiaries and improve quality of healthcare. For policymakers. Softcover.

Author Biography

Mark V. Pauly is the Bendheim Professor and professor of health care systems, business and public policy, insurance and risk management, and economics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an adjunct scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
A Voucher by Any Other Namep. 7
What Can Go Right, and What Can Go Wrong?p. 19
How Many Plans?p. 29
What Kind of Competition?p. 43
Painful But Unavoidable Adjustmentp. 48
Markets Without Magicp. 53
Conclusionp. 61
Notesp. 65
Referencesp. 67
About the Authorp. 71
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