When Health-Care Reforms Don't Add Up

Who wouldn't like to ensure that their doctors are paid for delivering value, rather than just randomly sticking needles into us?

Great news! By 2018, this may hurt a little less.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

The Barack Obama administration has announced plans to tie 90 percent of all Medicare fee-for-service payments to some sort of quality or value measure by 2018. Sounds exciting! Who wouldn't like to ensure that their doctors are paid for delivering value, rather than just randomly sticking needles into us?

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