Study raises red flags about corporatization of health care, researcher says: Changes in patient volume, billing after private equity firms acquire physician practices — ScienceDaily

New research reveals private equity firms that acquire physician-owned medical practices appear to be imposing measures to squeeze out more profits. It’s not clear whether these practices hurt clinical outcomes for patients. However, the findings raise concerning parallels with the rapid growth of private equity acquisition of nursing homes and hospital systems.
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