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Comparative Effectiveness Research Will Help People Make Better Health Choices

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It’s a name only a policy wonk could love: comparative effectiveness research. But get ready to hear a lot about it; it could save your rights as a patient – and maybe even your life. If opponents have their way, it could be the bogeyman that brings down health care reform.

Using false and misleading scare tactics, Conservatives for Patients Rights, a group opposed to comprehensive health care reform, announced last week a $1 million ad attacking comparative effectiveness.

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