The physician leaders noted that the decision could seriously affect patient access to care. They urged state regulators and legislators to immediately review OHCA’s actions, and determine how best to proceed in this challenging healthcare environment.
They also strongly recommended that physicians be included in future discussions of this issue, noting that "physicians are willing and eager to be part of solutions that will ensure patient care remains a central element in the decision-making process."
The full text of the join statement is available here.
CSMS Director of Communications