Unnecessary health system referrals

Other Names:
Fraudulent medical referrals
Dubious medical tests
Unnecessary health tests
Medical overservicing
Disease creep

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
Insuring health
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality Education
Date of last update
10.04.2019 – 15:08 CEST