We already ration; we can do it better

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March 27, 2013 by losingourcool

A medical rationing debate from the New York Times. As usual, it’s the optimists versus the realists.

My view: “The question is not whether to ration but how. In the current system, rationing means excluding patients. But if we must discriminate, it should be against drugs and procedures, not people.”

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