Healers Vs. Hm Os: The Power Is Shifting Back

Doctors and hospitals begin to wrest control from HMOs

Across the seven Ohio counties that encircle Cleveland along Lake Erie, the future of American health care is unfolding at full tilt. Even the smallest community hospitals are erecting operating rooms, cancer wards, and outpatient buildings. Doctors are flocking to gleaming family clinics located like so many Burger Kings near highway exits and shopping malls.

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