Medical joint-venturing: An ethical perspective

Greenberg, R.M.
July 1990
Hastings Center Report;Jul/Aug90, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p22
Academic Journal
Argues that joint ventures and limited partnerships by doctors may involve conflict of interest and ethical questions. Legal controversies; Medicare and Medicaid laws; Patient trust.


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