TITLE

Patients' bill of rights will go down to the wire

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Mary Jane
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/10/98, Vol. 102 Issue 32, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the developments regarding the Patients' Bill of Rights Act, a legislation that would protect patients' rights in the United States. Key aspects of the bipartisan bill introduced at the Senate; Majority Leader Trent Lott's attempt for Senate passage of the Republican version of the managed care reform bill.
ACCESSION #
969881

 

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