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Journal Article > Commentary
Carroll AE. JAMA. 2017;318:1748-1749.
The provision of unneeded care can result in physical, financial, and psychological harm to patients. This commentary explores factors in health care that contribute to overtreatment and recommends reducing financial incentives for providing low-value care by increasing transparency regarding clinician conflict of interest and engaging insurers in changing clinician behaviors.