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An Envision Healthcare business in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Partipilo)

ER doctors call private equity staffing practices illegal, seek to ban them

BY: - December 22, 2022

A group of emergency physicians and consumer advocates in multiple states are pushing for stiffer enforcement of decades-old statutes that prohibit the ownership of medical practices by corporations not owned by licensed doctors. Thirty-three states plus the District of Columbia have rules on their books against the so-called corporate practice of medicine. But over the […]