Comments on 'Health Care Fraud and Abuse'

Posted: 19 Mar 2002

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Arti K. Rai

Duke University School of Law; Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative


The campaign to curtail "fraud and abuse" in the Medicare and Medicaid programs represents an attempt by regulators to evade more fundamental and difficult questions regarding cost and quality control. In the Medicare arena, tackling these larger questions will require dismantling the program's fee-for-service structure and imposing on providers financial incentives to evaluate carefully health care costs and benefits.

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Rai, Arti Kaur, Comments on 'Health Care Fraud and Abuse'. Available at SSRN:

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