On professional power and conflict of interest: state licensing boards on trial.

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Licensing of the health professions is an issue of public policy which has been under fire for years. Economists argue that licensing stifles competition and increases health care costs. Manpower specialists contend that statutory scopes of practice create arbitrary barriers to both geographic and career mobility, and contribute to the reduced utilization… (More)

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@article{Cohen1980OnPP, title={On professional power and conflict of interest: state licensing boards on trial.}, author={Hugo Sabban Cohen}, journal={Journal of health politics, policy and law}, year={1980}, volume={5 2}, pages={291-308} }