TITLE

Retail clinics multiply, regulators step in

AUTHOR(S)
Shepherd, Leah Carlson
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the actions taken by state regulators in the U.S. to govern the increasing number of retail clinics. The state of California has passed a law that retail clinics must be owned by physicians, and Florida requires clinics to disclose the medical professional's credentials to patients and post a sign indicating whether a physician is present.
ACCESSION #
27133397

 

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