Doctors should have an ethical obligation to warn patients about the cost of any test or intervention they recommend and provide an alternative in cases where it is unaffordable, a leading health economist says. The idea is one of several additions that Dr Stephen Duckett, director of the Grattan Institute’s Health Program, recommends be added ...
Doctors have an ethical obligation to tell patients the cost of referrals: expert
By Tessa Hoffman
3 Aug 2018