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Payment Theory and the Last Mile Problem

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 January 2021

Abstract

Health reform debate understandably focuses on large system design. We should not omit attention to the “last mile” problem of physician payment theory. Achieving fundamental goals of integrative, patient-centered primary care depends on thoughtful financial support. This commentary describes the nature and importance of innovative primary care payment programs.

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Copyright © American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics 2020

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