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Acting to end alleged "gag" clauses in participating provider contracts

Acting to end alleged "gag" clauses in participating provider contracts

Medical Interface 9(6): 95-6, 99

In light of calls from various provider and consumer groups, including the American Medical Association, state and federal legislators have recently proposed legislation to eliminate the use of alleged "gag" clauses found in some managed care contracts that prohibit physicians from discussing certain matters with their patients, including treatment options not covered by the MCO and financial arrangements between physician and MCOs.

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