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WSJ | Opinions | Letters | “Price Controls and the Old-Fashioned Doctor”

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Jan. 10, 2022 11:27 am ET

Regarding Devorah Goldman’s op-ed “The Doctor’s Office Becomes an Assembly Line” (Dec. 30): The main issue in the decline of private doctors’ offices is the imposition of price controls. Since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) instituted an arbitrary formula called RBRVS for establishing the value of physicians’ services, prices have been rigidly controlled.



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