NY Times: Medical Groups Recommending Doctors Weigh Costs, Not Effectiveness of Treatments

April 20, 2014 (NRO) - This isn't good. Apparently, some medical societies are buying into the distrust sowing meme that doctors should give better care to some patients than to others. Why?

Duty to society. From the New York Times story: "Saying they can no longer ignore the rising prices of health care, some of the most influential medical groups in the nation are recommending that doctors weigh the costs, not just the effectiveness of treatments, as they make decisions about patient care." (continue reading ...)

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