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Chad Terhune for Kaiser Health News

Chad Terhune for Kaiser Health News

Chad Terhune is a senior correspondent for Kaiser Health News. He previously worked for the Los Angeles Times, where he spent four years covering the business of health care. He wrote about medical costs, the health-law rollout and superbug outbreaks tied to medical devices. Before the Times, he was an award-winning reporter for The Wall Street Journal and Businessweek. Chad spent more than a decade at the Journal and his stories on health insurance won a National Press Club award. At Businessweek, his cover story on subprime mortgages earned recognition from Investigative Reporters and Editors. He graduated from the University of Florida.

Unnecessary Medical Tests Cost $200B, Cause 30,000 Deaths Annually

Updated: June 13, 2017

Image: Simon Davis/DFID Excessive and unnecessary medical tests contribute to $200 billion in¬†wasteful spending and …