In India, a scheme for referring patients for commission has been revealed
author: Marin Guentchev, MD, PhD
In India, Cobrapost is unveiling a thriving scheme in which large hospitals are giving away serious commissions to doctors and smaller hospitals for referring patients. The bill is paid by the sick. It is a worldwide phenomenon that has eroded the trust between doctors and patients for centuries. We should not be surprised that all sorts of pseudo healers are increasingly influential. The only way to eradicate this evil is to keep patients well informed.