TITLE

Let's Review: Economics 101

AUTHOR(S)
Kirkner, Rich
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Review of Optometry;4/15/2003, Vol. 140 Issue 4, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the fight of health maintenance organizations against any willing provider laws in Kentucky. Impact of the laws on insurance companies; Support of U.S. Supreme Court justices on the patients, doctors and ancillary health professionals; Concern of health insurers about the issue.
ACCESSION #
9547719

 

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