Fewer visits to the doctor
- on August 8, 2010
That's what Wall Street Journal reporters Aver Johnson, Jonathan D. Rockoff And Anna Wilde Mathews found in an article, "Americans Cut Back on Visits to Doctor", examining health care usage and costs.
Continued weak demand could eventually put downward pressure on spiralling health-care costs, a long-sought goal of policy makers. It could also force insurers to lower premiums.
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