Hosting the latest Health Wonk Review, Jason Shafrin at the Healthcare Economist highlights two posts as the week’s best. On A Healthy Blog, John McDonough reviews an article suggesting that the RAND health experiment — the “gold standard” for health economics — could be wrong. And on Wachter’s World, Bob Wachter discusses pay-for-performance, observing that 79 percent of physicians believe that P4P is just a scheme to save money by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
BLOG: The RAND Health Experiment Reassessed In The New Wonk Review
October 18, 2007