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Does your diabetes team charge you to fill out forms for school or driver's licenses?


Yes, always






Yes, if we don't fill everything out for them










Not yet, but they plan to






I don't know




Total votes: 14


Does your diabetes team charge you to fill out forms for school or driver's licenses?

Poll dates: December 14 - 21, 2016
Total Votes: 14

Many pediatric endocrinologists are under enormous financial pressure. They are faced with increasing patient loads and decreasing reimbursements. Faced with this financial pressure, there is a shortage of pediatric endocrinologists in the US.

We have heard of some practices that charge patients for filling out paperwork such as school forms and driver's license documentation, so we thought we'd ask our readers about their experiences. Based on this poll, most -- 71% -- do not charge for this work. Many readers don't know, perhaps because they have not yet had to ask for this service.

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Last Updated: Wednesday December 21, 2016 19:50:34
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