Published in Lab Business Week, January 23rd, 2005
"There is little evidence these laws have much impact on providers' economic concerns," said Mark Hall, JD, professor of law and public health at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, whose findings were published in the American Journal of Medicine.
Hall reviewed managed care patient protection laws in the 48 states that have enacted them and also surveyed state regulators about law content. Commonly known as patients' bills of rights, these laws are aimed at restraining the perceived...
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