Sage and Hammer use the analogy of Copernican astronomy to suggest that understanding the dramatic change wrought by managed care requires a conceptual reorientation regarding the meaning of competition in health care and its appropriate legal and regulatory oversight. Both share the belief that misperceiving the world limits potential for technical and social progress.
William M. Sage & Peter J. Hammer,
A Copernican View of Health Care Antitrust,
65 Law and Contemporary Problems
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