An earlier version of this article was delivered as the incoming president's address at the 2002 annual conference of the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities.
How Should Docs Get Paid?
Article first published online: 6 MAR 2012
2003 The Hastings Center
Hastings Center Report
Volume 33, Issue 3, pages 37–45, May-June 2003
How to Cite
Lantos, J. (2003), How Should Docs Get Paid?. Hastings Center Report, 33: 37–45. doi: 10.2307/3528436
- Issue published online: 6 MAR 2012
- Article first published online: 6 MAR 2012
It has become increasingly difficult to place a value on the work that doctors do. Yet fiscal pressures have lead to economic incentives for performing certain kinds work instead of others. So the question arises: what are the ethics and consequences of trying to objectively compare the many services physicians offer?