Making the grade

Goth, Greg
February 2000
Modern Physician;Feb2000, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p54
Trade Publication
Reports on the approval of a directive that would provide a less costly data collection and reporting systems to physicians in California. How the directive would lessen the cost of data collecting; Information on the directive; Reporting requirements being faced by medical groups.


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