A Little Clinic on the Side

Newsweek, March 30, 1992
In the early '90s, physicians began referring their patients to secondary facilities -- for, say, radiology or blood work -- in which the doctors were themselves invested. Studies suggested that overcharges were routine in these clinics and that unnecessary procedures were performed more often. But many doctors defended their participation as a way to provide quality care in underserved settings.

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Physician Self-Referral