TITLE

Aetna, physicians embattled again

PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Family Practice Management;Sep1998, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the dispute between Aetna U.S. Healthcare and physicians in Texas which commenced on July 12, 1998. Reference to the termination of a contract by Genesis Physicians Practice with Aetna; Why the contract was cancelled; Threats from Aetna on terminating its contract with Genesis on October 10.
ACCESSION #
1148039

 

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