When Hospitals Buy Doctors' Offices, and Patient Fees Soar

THE UPSHOT February 6, 2015 Imagine you're a Medicare patient, and you go to your doctor for an ultrasound of your heart one month. Medicare pays your doctor's office $189, and you pay about 20 percent of that bill as a co-payment. Then, the next month, your doctor's practice has been bought by the local… Read More