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Because that opens them to a giant slew of malpractice claims. Your 3000$ doesn’t come close to covering the risk.



Every single thing they do opens them to a giant slew of malpractice claims. By your logic, doctors should simply not do anything, ever.

I also lied for the sake of brevity. In reality I wanted an MRI in order to look for evidence of diverticulitis. They all said I needed to either get a CT scan or get lost. CT scans are more dangerous than MRIs. Doctors can't possibly be exposed to more malpractice risk from a harmless MRI than from a dangerous CT scan.




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