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Study Looks Into Why Patients Put Off Diagnostic Testing

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According to a new study from the University of Michigan, risk, benefit and cost are the primary reasons why people put off having diagnostic testing done. Dr. William Meurer, an associate professor of emergency medicine and neurology at Michigan Medicine and a member of the Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care, said in a press release, "We found that participants were more apt to get the diagnostic test if it was at a lesser cost. It proved to us that people are potentially sensitive to getting an additional bill for diagnostic testing."

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