TITLE

Defensive medicine carries hefty price tag, study finds

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jan2009, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a survey of physicians conducted by the Massachusetts Medical Society on the practice of defensive medicine, which reveals that the practice adds billions of dollars to the cost of health care a year.
ACCESSION #
35870508

 

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