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Economic motivation may affect how often some physicians order imaging studies
Date:10/29/2007

ecialty referrers was much greater than among radiologist referrers. Its not that everyone is overutilizing imaging; but some appear to be, and we need to take a look at those with the highest rates of utilization. We also need to consider whether the self-referral laws, which currently exempt most procedures offered in physicians own offices, need to be toughened, he says.


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Massachusetts General Hospital
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