Despite heightened public concern about HMOs, misguided regulatory measures have not guaranteed HMO patients access to the treatment options many consider vital. This Note recommends four changes to the current regulatory system that would preserve HMOs' ability to control health care costs while allowing patients and doctors, rather than lawmakers or HMO administrators, to set health care priorities.
Kent G. Rutter,
Democratizing HMO Regulation to Enforce the "Rule of Rescue",
U. Mich. J. L. Reform
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