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Physician-Owned Hospitals Skim Patients With Better Insurance

Physicians who self-refer patients to their own specialty hospitals are reaping financial benefits by "cherry-picking" less severe patients and "cream-skimming& patients with better insurance, a Georgetown University economist said Wednesday at a Wichita health care seminar, according to the Wichita Eagle.

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Posted by: Duncan Kinder on Oct 13, 05 | 7:33 pm | Profile


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