ATLANTA - About two-thirds of Georgians believe that doctors
often order unnecessary tests just to keep from getting sued,
according to a survey released today. Nearly 90 percent of those
believe this practice has a negative impact on health care.
The survey, released by the Georgia Public Policy Foundation in
partnership with Patients for Fair Compensation, was conducted in
April and August by THG Strategic Research and is based on
responses from a total of 1,327 randomly selected registered voters
in Florida and Georgia.
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