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Published: Sunday, Sept. 30 2012 10:50 p.m. MDT

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Owl
Salt Lake City, UT

Hopefully this will motivate hospitals to identify physicians that are the most common offenders. Fearing legal repercussions, some hospitals are reluctant to single out physician outliers. Tertiary care hospitals that deal with complex cases deserve special consideration.

lost in DC
West Jordan, UT

no mention in the article about how many more care providers will drop medicare because the costs exceed the reimbursments.

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