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Assessing Legal Obstacles

  • John D. Blum
Part of the Industry and Health Care book series (SSIND, volume 5)

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to evaluate some of the legal issues underlying corporate sponsorship of an HMO. These include common areas of HMO liability, the potential for corporate liability, the role of state law in regulating HMOs, the effects of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and the antitrust implications of corporate-sponsored HMOs.

Keywords

Federal Court Corporate Liability Corporate Sponsor Physician Member Federal District Court 
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Notes

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1978

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  • John D. Blum

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