Healthcare

Fear of malpractice does add to health care, but that’s not what you should be most concerned about

A new study indicates that fear of malpractice lawsuits causes more tests to be done in hospitals and adds up to 5% to health care costs.

No doubt you are concerned about costs, but receiving unnecessary tests and the risks that sometimes go along with tests should be a bigger concern.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/23/upshot/malpractice-lawsuits-medical-costs.html

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