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Doctors increasingly refer to their own facilities, GAO says

“Patients are at risk and Medicare is wasting money because of doctors who refer patients to facilities they own, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) said Wednesday,”  Sam Baker writes in The Hill’s Healthwatch. “Congressional Democrats said the findings show that some doctors are lining their own pockets at the expense of patients and taxpayers. “GAO […]