June 28, 2013

BETTER YET, MAKE THE PATIENT PAY THE BILL:

Healthy savings: Fewer lab tests (Amanda Gengler, 6/27/13, CNN/Money)

A new Johns Hopkins study found that doctors shown the bill for lab tests ordered fewer of them, cutting expenditures 9.6%.

"Most medical care is delivered in a cost vacuum," says co-author Leonard Feldman. "Information helps providers be more cost-conscious."

Posted by at June 28, 2013 6:22 PM
  

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