Physician Panel Prescribes the Fees Paid by... →
jayparkinsonmd: Three times a year, 29 doctors gather around a table in a hotel meeting room. Their job is an unusual one: divvying up billions of Medicare dollars. The group, convened by the American Medical Association, has no official government standing. Members are mostly selected by medical-specialty trade groups. Anyone who attends its meetings must sign a confidentiality agreement. ...
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Robin Hanson on the agrarian revolution and...
Robert Wright and Frans de Waal on primate morality
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Joshua Knobe and Lera Boroditsky on language and thought