TITLE

Family Physicians Urge Passage of Managed Care Reform Act

AUTHOR(S)
Sweeney, Rosemarie; Rose, Verna L.
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
American Family Physician;4/1/1999, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p1725
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is urging the United States Congress to pass a managed care reform act that secures basic rights for patients in managed care organizations. Provisions sought by AAFP; Concerns expressed by AAFP.
ACCESSION #
1754597

 

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