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Physicians with the least experience have higher cost profiles than do physicians with the most experience

by jmiller on November 12, 2012

Concludes: “we find that physicians with more experience have much lower cost profiles compared to their less-experienced peers.  It is possible that one driver of rising health care costs overall is that newly trained physicians have a more costly practice style.  This has important implications given the implementation of the Affordable Care Act which has accelerated the use of cost profiles.  (Health Affairs, Nov) Click here to read full-text.