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GPs 'should check COPD registers' as thousands may be misdiagnosed

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agree with everything said above regarding confusion and ever changing guidance re diagnosis but the elephant in the room is QOF.COPD is paid as second only to diabetes for points GPs are only human and will find it counter intuitive to hunt down possible mis diagnosis that results in less money.Remove QOF and its perverse incentives to diagnose and shift to a set payment for the job (salary)

Posted date

16 Jan 2019

Posted time

4:20pm

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