Understanding the RUC: the Ama's Multispecialty Relative Value Update Committee is Under Scrutiny (Advocacy) (Relative-Value Update Committee ) (American Medical Association)

Understanding the RUC: the Ama’s Multispecialty Relative Value Update Committee is Under Scrutiny (Advocacy) (Relative-Value Update Committee ) (American Medical Association)

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 […]

Chiropractic Cooperative Association of Michigan v. American Medical Association

Chiropractic Cooperative Association of Michigan v. American Medical Association

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 §§ 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 1 […]

Howard D. Clark, M.D., Gilbert R. Mason, M.D. and William A. Middleton, M.D. v. State of Mississippi Ex Rel, Mississippi State Medical Association, Et Al.

Howard D. Clark, M.D., Gilbert R. Mason, M.D. and William A. Middleton, M.D. v. State of Mississippi Ex Rel, Mississippi State Medical Association, Et Al.

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. […]

Texas Medical Association V. Texas Workers Compensation Commission

Texas Medical Association V. Texas Workers Compensation Commission

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 American Diabetes Association Month of Meals Diabetes Meal Planner

The American Diabetes Association Month of Meals Diabetes Meal Planner

The bestselling Month of Meals series is all here—newly updated and collected into one complete, authoritative volume! Forget about the hassle of planning meals and spending hours making menus fit your diabetes management. With the ADA Month of Meals Diabetes Meal Planner, you have millions of daily menus at your fingertips, all guaranteed to deliver […]