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New medical guidelines require doctors consider the cost of treatments as well as their value says the NY Times

New medical guidelines require doctors consider the cost of treatments as well as their value says the NY Times New medical guidelines are now being developed from a number of medical specialty groups to help combat the cost of medical care. Many of those treatments involve drugs that are new a wildly priced, with often little improvement over much less costly treatments. This is a new development since doctors have always placed patients first and costs secondary, however, as patients are finding more and more of the cost shifted to them from insurance carriers, it places sometimes unrealistic financial burdens Read More »