New Jersey ruling threatens surgery centers
Philadelphia Inquirer, December 13, 2007
A recent court decision that determined doctors who own an outpatient-surgery center in North Jersey were in violation of a state law prohibiting self-referrals has lawyers scrambling to protect the alternative to hospital treatment. Lawyers representing the state's 200 ambulatory-surgery centers have asked the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners to clarify its position.
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