Author Archives: Abdul El-Sayed

Explaining Differences in Medical Service Cost: Do American Doctors Just Charge More?

Do doctors’ salaries account for the higher price of American physician services? That’s the question two Columbia University researchers set out to tackle in a recent article published recently in Health Affairs, a leading health policy journal. Their findings weren’t surprising: Assessing differences in the fees charged by general practitioners for office visits and orthopedic

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