Cost Savings at the End of Life: What Do the Data Show?
Emanuel, Ezekiel J.
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association 1996 June 26; 275(24): 1907-1914
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Emanuel, Ezekiel J. (1996-06-26)Medical care at the end of life consumes 10% to 12% of the total health care budget and 27% of the Medicare budget. Many people claim that increased use of hospice and advance directives and lower use of high-technology ...