In a University of Michigan study of patients’ understanding of their spine care providers’ compensation, patients got some right and some wrong. Patients accurately determined the procedures for which their surgeons received the highest reimbursement; however, they overestimated the amount of the reimbursements. Most patients also believed physicians received additional reimbursements for postoperative care. For an overview of the study, visit Beckers Spine.
Majority of patients believe spine surgeons are fairly compensated, study finds: 5 things to know