William McGuire, M.D. former chief executive of UnitedHealth Group, agreed to one of the largest executive-pay givebacks in history, forfeiting $620 million in stock option gains and retirement pay, to settle civil and federal claims against stock-option backdating. The final outcome, however, remains uncertain as of Dec 28.
DOCTORS SUE TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD FOR MISCONDUCT – Cites institutional culture of retaliation & intimidation
The entire Texas Medical Board (TMB) and its officials have been named in a lawsuit filed by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). The complaint, filed this week in District Court in Texarkana, accuses the board of misconduct while performing its official duties, specifically: Manipulation of anonymous complaints; Conflicts of interest; Violation of […]
September 13, 2006CONTACT: Kathryn Serkes 202 333 3855 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: [email protected] DOCTORS OPPOSE AMA EFFORTS TO HALT MEDICARE PAY CUTS �It�s NOT about the money� PHOENIX, AZ — A national physician association voted today to urge Congress NOT to take any action to stop slashes in physician payment that are scheduled to go […]