Federal Legislation

Physicians Joint Ventures Guidelines Released

August 28, 1996

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have released a set of guidelines for physician joint ventures. The new guidelines incorporate important points for which organized medicine, led by the American Medical Association, has lobbied for over three years. The guidelines represent a significant step forward for physicians, although not a total victory for physicians. Under the new guidelines:

Please check back for more information on these new regulations.

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