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State requirement mandates doctors post digns telling patients who licenses them

Patient Access Weekly Advisor, May 13, 2009

California doctors will now have to post a sign or tell patients about the agency patients can complain to if they're not happy with care, after the Medical Board of California unanimously approved the mandate on Friday.

If unchanged after a series of regulatory hearings this summer, the requirement will take effect as early as this fall, says board spokeswoman Candis Cohen.

Physicians who have waiting rooms will have to post the following notice in 48-point type in their office waiting rooms or in an area "visible to patients on the premises where the licensee provides the licensed services:"

Read the full story by HealthLeaders Media’s Cheryl Clark.

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