Last in a four-part series on managing medicine. Some doctors in Maine are merg
Last in a four-part series on managing medicine. Some doctors in Maine are merging into large groups and alliances, which has insurance companies promoting managed care and state regulators concerned about the loss of competition in the health care field. The state Attorney General's Office over the past three years has settled with a group of doctors in central Maine charged with conspiring to fix or increase prices and limit competition, and forced price agreements on groups in Portland and Brunswick. Doctors merge in order to share administrative costs and to be able to access the expertise of their peers. Details.
"Last in a four-part series on managing medicine. Some doctors in Maine are merg" (1994). Maine News Index – Portland Press Herald. 14164.
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