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Professional Discrimination

The WSMA supports legislation prohibiting health maintenance organizations, professional service corporations, health care professions, clinics, individuals, insurance companies, and hospitals from discriminating against a qualified osteopathic physician and surgeon solely on the basis of his or her designation as an osteopathic physician and surgeon, providing clinical equivalency in his or her professional training. (Res C-9, A-94) (Reaffirmed A-17)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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