PBS NewsHour

Doctors Are Charging More for Medicare Patients

Clip: 09/17/2012 | 6m 44s

The Center for Public Integrity investigated how Medicare billing changed over the past decade and found doctors were billing at much higher rates. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Center for Public Integrity's Fred Schulte to understand why doctors are 'upcoding' more and why electronic medical records could be driving higher prices.

Aired: 09/17/12

Rating: NR

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