Published in Genetics and Environmental Law Weekly, October 8th, 2005
Patients are becoming the primary decision-makers on spending for medical care, according to Mark A. Hall, JD at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
"This change fundamentally alters the doctor-patient relationship," said Hall, professor of law and public health sciences. "These developments require patients and doctors to confront the costs of different treatment options much more explicitly than when insurance...
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