Are Physicians Soiling Their Good Name in Wisconsin?
Healthcare Economist considers physicians giving out sick notes to Wisconsin teachers who want to skip school and protest, you know, everything that is wrong with that state right now.
Doctors have been giving out sick notes for teachers protesting Wisconsin’s threat to disband their union. Not only is this wrong, but Dr. Rich of Covert Rationing argues that it isn’t even a form of civil disobedience. Physicians are often put on a pedestal as the models of professional integrity. Previous studies, however, have found that doctors are not always so honest.
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