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Consumer-Driven Medicine’s Fatal Flaw
The Health Care Blog

The possibility that the Supreme Court will strike down all or part of the Affordable Care Act has given new life to Republican calls to put market mechanisms to work in holding down health care costs. The public is certain to hear lots more about it on the campaign trail later this year. There’s one big problem, though. Markets cannot work when consumers and patients have almost no information about the prices they pay for health care.

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