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U survey: Nearly 1 in 3 physicians unhappy with costs of health care

Nov 30, 2017, 6:43 AM

Deseret News photo: Dr. Ryan Murphy talks with a patient at University Hospital in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

Deseret News photo: Dr. Ryan Murphy talks with a patient at University Hospital in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

Physicians’ rate of dissatisfaction with what they charge for health care is higher than patients’ unhappiness with what they pay, according to the findings of a national survey released Wednesday by University of Utah Health.

Only 13 percent of 5,031 American patients surveyed said they were at least somewhat dissatisfied with the price they paid for health care in the past year, but 32 percent of 687 physicians who answered questions were somewhat or very dissatisfied with the costs their clients paid for the care they delivered over the same time frame.

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U survey: Nearly 1 in 3 physicians unhappy with costs of health care