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Disclosure, rules crucial in managed care

HEALING BY DISCLOSING: The root of the managed-care discord is a discrepancy in the information doctors and patients have, says a health economist.

IN AN ideal world, the managed- care system benefits all stakeholders - from insurers to hospitals, managed-care companies, doctors, and patients. Problem is, the world is far from perfect, and complications arise when parties' interests clash.

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