TITLE

A high-priced hookup

AUTHOR(S)
Lord, Mary
PUB. DATE
May 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/9/94, Vol. 116 Issue 18, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the burgeoning and virtually unregulated field of intravenous drug and nutrition services known as home-infusion therapy. Medical merits of home infusion; Growth of infusion therapy; Price gouging; Controversial long-term antibiotic infusions for Lyme disease; Problem with physician self-referral; Medicare abuses; Policing home-infusion; Enactment of tougher laws. INSET: Reducing the risk of rip-offs..
ACCESSION #
9405057500

 

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