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Patient Freedom of Choice Laws

"Patient Freedom of Choice Laws" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Laws requiring patients under managed care programs to receive services from the physician or other provider of their choice. Any willing provider laws take many different forms, but they typically prohibit managed-care organizations from having a closed panel of physicians, hospitals, or other providers.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Patient Freedom of Choice Laws" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Patient Freedom of Choice Laws" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2003 and 2005
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