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McCain and Obama agree: Medicare needs new system for doctor pay

Wall Street Journal (blog), October 23, 2008
The two presidential candidates take very different approaches to healthcare reform, but they both agree that Medicare needs a new system for physician reimbursement. Their advisers have suggested both would shift the system away from the current model, which gives doctors a financial incentive to do lots of high-end procedures, even if they are not entirely necessary, according to this blog posting in the Wall Street Journal.