Why the FTC has declared war on doctors.

  title={Why the FTC has declared war on doctors.},
  author={Raymond Peck},
  journal={Medical economics},
  volume={56 16},
  pages={29-30, 32, 37-8 passim}
In this article, the Washington editor of MEDICAL ECONOMICS reviews the salient actions taken by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against medical societies, physician directors of Blue Shield organizations, Health Systems Agencies, and Professional Services Review Organizations. When interviewed, top-ranking FTC staff officers responded to specific questions regarding the concerns of the agency. The FTC regards the practice of medicine as an activity in which competition must be protected… CONTINUE READING