Do hospitals have a financial incentive to list people as COVID-19 patients? That’s the premise investigated by a PolitiFact reporter for wral.com in North Carolina.
Julie Aultman, Ph.D., the director of the medical ethics and humanities graduate program at NEOMED and a member of the editorial board of the American Medical Association’s AMA Journal of Ethics, comments for the article.
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