Patients' Cost Sensitivity Worries Some Doctors

As more health plans have high deductibles and coinsurance rates, cost conversations between doctors and their patients are becoming more frequent.

Anthony Chong MD, associate chief medical officer of Scripps Coastal Medical Center is featured in an Aug. 13 Modern Healthcare story exploring cost conversation pros — such as avoiding unnecessary care, as well as cons – potential harmful consequences if patients delay or skip needed care.

Read the story in Modern Healthcare (subscription).

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