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Plan would tie copayments to doctors' rankings

Lower fee for using 'best value' physicians

By Jeffrey Krasner
Globe Staff / January 27, 2006

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The agency that oversees health insurance for 144,000 state workers wants to launch a program to control runaway healthcare expenses: a ranking of doctors' quality and efficiency that would be tied to lower copayments for patients who seek care from higher-rated doctors. (Full article: 872 words)

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