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No California legislative session is complete without a medical turf war
Sacramento Bee

No session of the California Legislature would be complete without at least one “scope-of-practice” bill.

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Health care is the largest single piece of the California economy, involving about $200 billion a year. That cornucopia fuels competition among medical specialists over the legal scope of their practices. As some seek to expand their fields, they encroach on others’ turf.