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Medicare, start the bidding

New York Times, June 11, 2009

In this op-ed piece published in the New York Times, Peter Bach, MD, discusses a potential payment solution for Medicare. He proposes a "reverse Dutch auction" where Medicare would set a target number of physicians for an oversupplied region and then offer to sign up specialists at a certain payment rate.