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Jill Burcum: Senators put focus back on payment reform (2009).

Summary:  What should have been front and center in health care reform — overhauling a fee-for-service payment system that rewards quantity not quality — slipped under the radar in this summer’s fracas over death panels and the public option.

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Jill Burcum: Mayo Clinic warms to health care reform proposal (2009).

Summary: The well-known Rochester clinic merited several shout-outs in President Obama's health care pitch to the nation Wednesday night.

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Jill Burcum: Senators put focus back on payment reform (2009).

Summary:  What should have been front and center in health care reform — overhauling a fee-for-service payment system that rewards quantity not quality — slipped under the radar in this summer’s fracas over death panels and the public option.

 

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