Study: Docs order fewer tests when they see costs first

04/16/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Physicians who could see how much medical tests cost before they ordered them asked for 8.59% fewer diagnostic tests over a six-month period, according to a Johns Hopkins University study reported in JAMA Internal Medicine. Data showed physicians in a control group who did not see costs ordered 5.64% more tests.

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