Measuring deception: test-retest reliability of physicians' self-reported manipulation of reimbursement rules for patients.

@article{Vangeest2002MeasuringDT,
  title={Measuring deception: test-retest reliability of physicians' self-reported manipulation of reimbursement rules for patients.},
  author={Jonathan B Vangeest and Matthew K. Wynia and Deborah S. Cummins and Ira B. Wilson},
  journal={Medical care research and review : MCRR},
  year={2002},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={184-96}
}
This study examined the test-retest reliability of physicians' self-reported manipulation of reimbursement rules for patients. The test-retest reliability of self-report of three specific tactics were examined: (1) exaggerating the severity of patients' conditions, (2) changing a patient's official (billing) diagnosis, and (3) reporting signs or symptoms that patients did not have. The reliability of a scaled summary measure of physicians' manipulation of reimbursement rules was also assessed… CONTINUE READING

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