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Declining Access to Physician Services Not Just a Medicare Problem

Older Privately Insured People Also Face Growing Problems Getting Care

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Sept. 5, 2002


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For Immediate Release

September 9, 2002

Today AMA President-elect Donald J. Palmisano, MD, JD, called on the Federal Trade Commission to redirect its efforts in health care antitrust enforcement to begin to focus on HMOs and health plans, not just physicians.




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