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Caesarean Sections Are More Likely to Be Performed by For-Profit Hospitals

The purpose of a Caesarean section is supposed to be a life-saving measure for either the mother or baby — or both — but as reported by the BMJ, the number of C-sections that are performed in a given region are more and more linked to whether or not the hospital where they’re done is a for-profit institution. The plain finances of it are that C-sections receive higher reimbursements than normal births. That doctors and hospitals have financial incentives to determine that...

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