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  • Managed Care Quality Standards Part 2
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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 define what a…

  • Surgeon General Nomination
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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 the…

  • Health Care Reform Panel Five
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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 facing such…

  • Republican Health Care Proposals
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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 health…

  • Presidential Health Care Proposal
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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…