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Rationing America's Medical Care: The Oregon Plan and Beyond

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Strosberg Martin A., Wiener Joshua M., Baker Robert, Fein I. Alan. ; eds. 229 pages. Washington, DC: : Brookings Institution; ; 1992.. $12.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(12):1071. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-117-12-1071_2
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Seventeen papers on the "Oregon Plan" from a conference held in May 1991, both on the plan itself and its background and on relevant policy, political, professional, legal, ethical, and philosophical issues. Extensive documentation of sources and annotations on the texts. The issues considered are, of course, relevant to the larger questions facing American society and its government: rationing, overt or covert; two- or multi-tiered medicine; a mono- or pluralistic system.




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