Category: Stat of the Day

Stat of the Day: $6.8 Billion Spent Yearly on 12 Unnecessary Tests and Treatments

Kaiser Health News reports on a recent study in the Annals of Internal Medicine that examined the amount of money the U.S. spends on 12 unnecessary tests and treatments. Continue reading

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Stat of the Day: Doctor – CT Scans Cause Cancer in 1 in 250 Patients

AHIP white paper outlines health plan strategies to to address the quality, patient safety, and cost issues that our nation faces in the use of high tech imaging. Continue reading

Posted in: AHIP, AHIP Studies and Reports, Fact Check, Health Care Costs, In Case You Missed It, Stat of the Day