Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, March 28th, 2008
"This paper proposes ''selling the store'' to an HMO via a life insurance contract. The HMO becomes a residual claimant, avoiding payment as long as the patient is alive. This contract forces the HMO to provide a specified level of care, even when a patient does not know his initial level of health," wrote M.L. Burkey and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "This contract solves several problems associated with fraudulent diagnosis and...
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