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Some doctors offices charge patients if they are really late or miss their appointment. Should doctors give a discount if a patient is waiting a long time?

Have you had experiences where you were waiting a long time? What did you do?

Yes - it should go both ways (60.0%)

No - I wouldn't want doctors to rush just to prevent fees (6.7%)

Maybe - it depends how late and why (33.3%)

Some doctors offices charge patients if they are really late or miss their appointment. Should doctors give a discount if a patient is waiting a long time?