In-store clinic group meets to discuss AMA concerns

July 16, 2007

The Convenient Care Association (CCA), the industry trade group that represents retail clinics, recently met to discuss a response to American Medical Association concerns that the clinics represent a conflict of interest.

The Convenient Care Association (CCA), the industry trade group that represents retail clinics, recently met to discuss a response to American Medical Association concerns that the clinics represent a conflict of interest. At its annual meeting in June, AMA adopted a resolution to ask state and federal agencies to launch investigations into whether retail health clinics place the health of patients at risk. In addition, AMA plans to seek an investigation into whether retail clinics encourage patients to fill their Rxs on site. A statement on the CCA Web site states that the group wants to work with AMA to address its concerns.

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