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re: Limited liability company composed of physician cardiovascular services practices
re: Proposed exclusive provider organization to provide dental services to beneficiaries of third party health benefits plans
re: Legality of "exclusive dental plans"; proposed dental society disciplinary action against dentists sponsoring such plans
re: Physician network joint venture between physician directed managed care organization and group of physician providers
re: Proposed agreement between state medical society and independent health care management and development company to establish society sponsored state-wide PPO
re: Sales of pharmaceuticals by non-profit hospital to hospital operated home health care program
re: Professional society peer review of physicians' fees: required physician participation in advisory fee review; medical society discipline for fee-related conduct
re: Sales of pharmaceuticals by non-profit hospitals to related non-profit long-term care facilities
re: Radiology services PPO network
re: Concerning the dispensing of drugs by a non-profit hospital to HMO members and to members of a senior citizens' program.
re: Concerning the sale of prescription drugs by a city-operated hospital to city employees at a price reflecting discounts received by the hospital.
re: Concerning a hospital's offer of free office space to newly recruited physicians.
re: Concerning an IPA network's sponsorship of a PPO to negotiate prices with hospitals whose services will be marketed as part of the PPO.
re: Relating to a survey of salary ranges for certified dental consultants.
re: Relating to collective allocation by hospitals of services, equipment, or facilities.
re: Concerning a physician panel's rendering of advisory opinions regarding fee disputes.
re: Concerning advisory advertising guidelines.
re: Concerning a study of the establishment of UCR rates by dental insurers and the impact of those rates on consumers' out-of-pocket costs.