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    Managed Care Quality Standards Part 2

    The subcommittee heard testimony on quality standards for managed health care. Patients, providers, physicians, and industry professionals testified about “gag rules” which…

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    Surgeon General Nomination

    Members of the academy met in support of the nomination of Dr. Joycelyn Elders to be Surgeon General of the United States. Members of various groups read prepared statements on…

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    Health Care Reform Panel Five

    The task force heard testimony from the heads of physicians organizations on proposals to reform the nation’s health care system. The witnesses testified on the requirements…

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    In a forum sponsored by the American Medical Association, Senator Nickles spoke on health care reform. In his speech, he stated that he hoped the administration would seek input from…

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    Republican Health Care Proposals

    Senate Minority Leader Robert Dole spoke to an audience of persons from the health care profession on the Republican approach to health care reform. He discussed proposals to hold down…

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    Health Care Insurance Benefits

    Dr. Scalettar spoke on the Supreme Court’s recent decision not to hear an appeal of a lower court’s ruling in a case involving health care benefits for a terminally ill…

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    U.S. Abortion Policy

    The hearing discussed the effect of the abortion "gag rule". This rule was established on March 20, 1992 and it prohibits a health worker at a federally funded clinic from counseling a…

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