PBS NewsHour Doctors Are Charging More for Medicare Patients
Medicare Patients Aren't Getting Sicker or Older, But Doctors Are Charging More Details
Program: PBS NewsHour
Episode: Doctors Are Charging More for Medicare Patients
The Center for Public Integrity investigated how Medicare billing changed over the past decade and found doctors were billing at much higher rates. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Center for Public Integrity's Fred Schulte to understand why doctors are 'upcoding' more and why electronic medical records could be driving higher prices.
Premiere Date: 09/17/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: E
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