Sponsored by ASCOA | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | (866) 982-7262

Do Physicians Discuss Cost of Treatment With Patients? 4 Statistics

Share on Facebook
Around 11 percent of physicians don't discuss treatment costs with patients because they do not know the costs, according to the Medscape Physician Compensation Report 2014.

When asked if they discuss cost of treatment with patients, respondents reported:

•    Occasionally, if the patient brings up the subject — 40 percent
•    I regularly discuss costs with patients — 32 percent
•    Never, because I don't know the cost of treatments — 11 percent
•    Never, because I don't feel that it is appropriate — 5 percent

The report includes responses from more than 24,000 physicians in 25 specialties.

More Articles on Practice Management:

28% of Orthopedic Surgeons Currently, Plan to Participate in ACOs
10 Ways to Improve Collections at Medical Practices
7 Ways to Earn Respect, Rather Than Demand It

© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2012. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.


New from Becker's ASC Review

4 strategies for adapting your team to change

Read Now