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Doctors who default on loans shamed on the internet

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7128.327d (Published 31 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:327
  1. Deborah Josefson
  1. San Francisco

    Doctors and other health professionals in the United States who have not repaid their student loans have had their names publicised on the internet and are to be disqualified for payment by the Medicare and Medicaid programmes, the Department of Health and Human Services has announced.

    The move is a radical attempt to recover over $107m (£67m) owed …

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