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    Price Controls and Rationing Healthcare

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    Both price controls and rationing, at least in the short term, are capable of reducing overall health care costs. Nevertheless, neither of these strategies is frequently used. Why is that? Should either of these be used? Provide examples of how they are used, state whether you think these are good or bad ideas, and explain your reasoning.

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    Price Controls and Rationing Question
    Both price controls and rationing, at least in the short term, are capable of reducing overall health care costs. Nevertheless, neither of these strategies is frequently used. Why is that? Should either of these be used? Provide examples of how they are used, state whether you think these are good or bad ideas, and explain your reasoning.

    Historically price controls have been used as early as the 1970s and 80s to set a unique
    price for a particular healthcare problem. Although many insurance companies are prone to this
    type of payment option, it is not a universal system. To find this type of payment control, one
    finds this in Medicare and Medicaid. Healthcare costs ...

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    A discussion of the negative impact of price controls and rationing in healthcare is attached in Word.

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