US doctors lie to help patientsBMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7101.143j (Published 19 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:143
- Norra Macready
Over half of doctors would deceive insurance companies to obtain coverage for their patients, according to a survey presented at the annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine in Washington, DC, last week.
Many doctors are finding that their role as a patient advocate often conflicts with their financial and contractual obligations to third party payers, said Dr Victor Freeman from …
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