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Descriptor English: Physician Self-Referral
Descriptor Spanish: Auto Remisión del Médico
Descriptor Portuguese: Autorreferência Médica
Descriptor French: Auto-recommandation par un médecin
Entry term(s): Physician Self Referral
Physician Self-Referrals
Self Referral, Physician
Self-Referral, Physician
Self-Referrals, Physician
Tree number(s): N02.278.216.500.988.380.500
N04.452.442.452.550.380.500
N04.452.758.849.500
N05.350.225.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018584
Scope note: Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: ES ethics
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
SN statistics & numerical data
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Referral and Consultation (1983-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32087
Unique ID: D018584
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Physician Self-Referral - Preferred
Concept UI M0027857
Scope note Referral by physicians to testing or treatment facilities in which they have financial interest. The practice is regulated by the Ethics in Patient Referrals Act of 1989.
Preferred term Physician Self-Referral
Entry term(s) Physician Self Referral
Physician Self-Referrals
Self Referral, Physician
Self-Referral, Physician
Self-Referrals, Physician



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