James G. Knight, MD
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May/June 2000
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While lobbying to extend and improve MSAs is crucial, at the same time we must work diligently to get every physician who can open an MSA to do so. Health care is the largest industry in the United States and even a small fraction of our number would make a "helluva" dent in the HMO marketplace! If we don't do it for ourselves, why would our patients do it?

For my part, in California, my wife is an independent insurance broker dedicated to MSA insurance coverage. My family has an MSA and we are in the process of converting the San Diego County Medical Society to MSA insurance. Now is the time to strike at the pocketbook of managed care.

James G. Knight, MD
San Diego, CA

Correspondence originally published in the Medical Sentinel 2000;5(3);73-77. Copyright©2000 Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS).

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