Texas Week

May 22, 2015 | How to cut Medicare costs and keep docs happy

Season 5 Episode 520 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Six years ago, the city of McAllen had the highest Medicare costs per capita in the nation. Since then, those costs have been drastically reduced. A physician/journalist writing in a recent New Yorker magazine gave a lot of credit to a San Antonio company that has changed how doctors get paid, making doctors happy while at the same time saving money.

Aired: 05/21/15

Rating: NR

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