" It is not based on empirical research, there is no empirical research anywhere in the world, it is really based on the collective judgment of the health economists we have approached across the country. There is no known piece of work which tells you what the threshold should be. There have been ex cathedra statements. For example, the World Health Organisation says it should be somewhere around your GDP per person, but why the GDP per capita? It is elusive."
Who do you trust, your doctor or the collective judgment of health economists and their ex cathedra statements..... Policymakers who support comparative effectiveness as evidence-based are engaging in Orwellian Newspeak.
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