TITLE

Medical credit cards come under scrutiny

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 16, pE741
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the advantages and disadvantages of the medical credit cards in the U.S. It notes that one of the benefits of the medical credit cards is that it increases the likelihood of patients accepting treatments they would otherwise be unable to afford. However, research professor Craig Conway who wrote a paper about medical credit cards stresses that medical credit cards pose a significant risk for consumers with a little downside for physicians.
ACCESSION #
55171166

 

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