he prevailing theory that economic pressure and a floundering job market are responsible for drop-offs in medical utilization—and that utilization will spike once the economy recovers—may be less accurate than once believed, said Peter Orszag, former director of the federal Office of Management and Budget.
Economy may not be driving force behind lower medical utilization rates: Expert
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