Medicine: A. M. A. Indicted

In Washington, D. C. last year 2,500 low-salaried Government employes chipped in to form Group Health Association, Inc., which hired nine physicians to provide complete medical care for members. Scarcely had the first patient visited the well-equipped G. H. A. clinic when the District Medical Society, a branch of the American Medical Association, turned on the heat. It has been accused of refusing to let G. H. A. doctors use local hospitals, consult with local specialists. Reason: G. H. A. is a health-insurance project, and the A. M. A. is opposed to...

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