Letters To The Editor: Readers' Thoughts On Critical Access Hospitals, Angry Doctors And A Range Of Other Health Care Subjects

In recent weeks, Kaiser Health News readers have reacted to stories about climbing death rates at critical access hospitals, the readmissions penalties being imposed on some hospitals and Walgreens' move to become the first retail chain to diagnose and treat chronic conditions. Other coverage that drew responses included a story about angry doctors as well as coverage of decisions made both by physicians and consumers that impact the cost of care (4/18). Read the comments.

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