Docs don't talk about Rx costs

February 2007
Pharmaceutical Representative;Feb2007, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p11
The article reports on the result of the study conducted by researchers from the University of California, Los-Angeles on the conversation attitude of physicians and patients on medical costs and coverage. The study reveals that physicians rarely discuss costs with their patients and that patients are also less likely to raise the subject. It also observes that the subject most likely come up in discussions with patients whose annual income was less than $20,000 than higher income patients.


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