Children Exposed to Risky Unnecessary Medical Care

According findings published in journal Pediatrics, researchers evaluated data for millions children in 12 states to see whether having public or private insurance is associated with receiving risky and unnecessary diagnostic tests or medical care. Parents understandably want to relieve their children’s suffering and to rule out serious problems. However, children are placed in harm’s way when exposed to unnecessary medical care and diagnostic tests. [This topic is a must listen to subject matter. Please tune into ‘The Dr. Bob Martin Show’]