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The $1,000 Infection Tax

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In this new era of cost containment in medicine, adding over $1,000 to the cost of a procedure sounds fiscally irresponsible. A group of new studies about post op infection rates provide new insights into this critical issue as contributing commentator, Jay Mabrey, M.D., MBA, CPE explains.