How Physicians Pay Themselves

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Young doctors should not worry about the future of the medical field.

Miriam Laugesen, associate professor in the department of Health Policy and Management at the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University and the author of Fixing Medical Prices: How Physicians Are Paid (Harvard University Press, 2016), explores the way reimbursement rates for doctors are set by their professional organizations and what that means for overall spending and care.

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