Monday, December 1, 2008

Docs May Stop Giving Vaccines

A new survey shows "about one in 10 doctors who vaccinate privately insured children are considering dropping that service largely because they are losing money when they do it. . . . A second survey revealed startling differences between what doctors pay for vaccines and what private health insurers reimburse: For example, one in 10 doctors lost money on one recommended infant vaccine, but others made almost $40 per dose on the same shot." Read more.

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