Free Report: Big Pharma, Money, and Your Doctor

When the Affordable Care Act came into play it required a federal program that collects information about the payments drug and device companies make to physicians and teaching hospitals for things like travel, research, gifts, speaking fees, and meals. Over the past few years analysts have found that doctors who receive payments from the medical industry do indeed tend to prescribe drugs differently than their colleagues who don’t. And the more money they receive, on average, the more brand-name medications they prescribe.

doctors who receive payments from the medical industry do indeed tend to prescribe drugs differently than their colleagues who don’t. And the more money they receive, on average, the more brand-name medications they prescribe.

Click here to read the in-depth report. If you want to cut to the chase and search for your own doctor use the following tools to do a free and quick look up.
Open Payments (Government Site)
Vital Signs (ProPublic Search Tool)

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