Problem

Unnecessary health system referrals

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