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Resource ID: #3654
Subject: Health Care
Source: News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
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News and Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) examines the cataract surgery business; finds high-volume surgeons reap huge profits each year, most of it through Medicare; reveals one in four patients nationwide may undergo unnecessary cataract surgery; details critics' complaints that patients are vulnerable to complications because surgeons often send them to optometrists for follow-up care, Feb. 12-14, 1989.

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