For a 26-person advisory body variously described as “secretive,” “little known,” and “hardly ever heard of,” the American Medical Association’s (AMA) multispecialty Relative-Value Update Committee (RUC) has been receiving a great deal of attention in recent months. Recently, the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Kaiser Health News, and the New England Journal of […]
On appeal from the 107th District Court of Cameron County, Texas. OPINION
Plaintiff, Chiropractic Cooperative Association of Michigan (“CCAM”), is the assignee of a number of Michigan Chiropractors antitrust claims and was formed for the express purpose of filing this lawsuit. In a complaint filed on July 7, 1983, CCAM charged the defendants with violating Â§Â§ 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. Â§Â§ 1 […]
On April 15, 1977, the State of Mississippi on relation or the Mississippi State Medical Association, S. Lamar Bailey, M.D., et al, filed an Information in the Nature of a Quo Warranto in the Circuit Court of the First Judicial District of Hinds County, Mississippi, challenging the authority of Doctors Howard D. Clark, Gilbert R. […]
This case concerns allegations by the Texas Medical Association, the Texas AFL-CIO, Patient Advocates of Texas, and Doctors Allen J. Meril and L.E. Richey (collectively, the appellants), that the 2002 medical fee guidelines promulgated by the Texas Workers Compensation Commission are invalid. See28 Tex. Admin. Code ‘134.202 (2003). Appellants assert substantive and procedural challenges to […]
The employer, Rose Medical Center Hospital Association, seeks review of an order of the Industrial Claim Appeals Office (Panel) awarding unemployment compensation benefits to claimant. We set aside the order and remand with directions.
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