How have healthcare providers and insurers worked to prevent the practice of defensive medicine?
HA4050D – Healthcare Law
One phenomenon blamed for driving up health care costs in recent decades is “defensive medicine.” Using the NAU Library and online research, find out more about defensive medicine. Then, respond to the following:
1.What is defensive medicine? Give some examples.
2.How have healthcare providers and insurers worked to prevent the practice of defensive medicine?
3.What are some other, more beneficial practices healthcare providers have adopted as effective ways of reducing the incidence of malpractice suits.
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