House calls back in vogue for some doctors

AP/Yahoo News, February 26, 2009
Home visits died when medical insurance replaced pay-as-you-go, and administrative costs and malpractice insurance fees forced doctors to abandon individual practices and join together in groups. By the early 1970s, fewer than 1% of doctors made house calls. But now, doctors visiting the sick in their homes seems to be in vogue again.

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