Association Between Reimbursement Incentives and Physician Practice in Oncology: A Systematic Review.

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Summary of "Association Between Reimbursement Incentives and Physician Practice in Oncology: A Systematic Review."

Significant controversy exists regarding whether physicians factor personal financial considerations into their clinical decision making. Within oncology, several reimbursement policies may incentivize physicians to increase health care use.


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Name: JAMA oncology
ISSN: 2374-2445


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The physician's inability to practice medicine with reasonable skill and safety to the patient due to the physician's disability. Common causes include alcohol and drug abuse, mental illness, physical disability, and senility.

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