Problem

Unnecessary health system referrals

Other Names:
Fraudulent medical referrals
Dubious medical tests
Unnecessary health tests
Medical overservicing
Incidence:
In the USA, malpractice insurance carriers want the doctors to order expensive tests and studies in order to verify what the doctors already know.
Related Problems:
Unnecessary surgery
Strategies:
Insuring health
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
22.04.2000 – 00:00 CEST