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When We Became Rich

George A. Sarosi, MD
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From University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Requests for Single Reprints: George A. Sarosi, MD, Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417; e-mail, george.sarosi2@va.gov.

Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(10):774-775. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-10-201305210-00014
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When I was in medical school during the early 1960s, there was no talk about health care costs, length of stay, or diagnosis-related groups. We lived in blissful ignorance of the entire issue of who was paying for the care of our patients.





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