From the Archives: Do No Harm
To the medical director as physician, the accomplishment represents the true greatness of modern medicine, but to the physician as a medical director, the advancement poses an increasingly frequent conundrum.
The medication costs $400,000 a year and treating this one patient will severely compromise the bottom-line of this small and growing for-profit managed care company.
Money that had originally been budgeted for implementation of a high risk pregnancy outreach program will no longer be available.
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