Margaret A.WinkerMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthorPhil B.FontanarosaMD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor
To the Editor.—The analysis of the effects
of reimbursement methods on the rate of PIC by Drs Cher and Lenert1 raises several important and provocative issues.
The Editorial2 that accompanied the article
raised questions about their methods and suggested that managed care might
"encourage the right care for the wrong reason."
Robinson JH. Potentially Ineffective Care in Intensive Care. JAMA. 1998;279(9):651-654. doi:10-1001/pubs.JAMA-ISSN-0098-7484-279-9-jbk0304