Several decisions of the House of Delegates in Atlantic City will affect the practice of the physician and the medical care of the people of the United States.
Resolutions brought before the House of Delegates and reports of boards, councils and committees are referred by the speaker of the House to an appropriate reference committee, which in turn brings its report to the House for ratification. The House of Delegates may then accept the report, reject it or amend it. Those interested in the ultimate actions of the House of Delegates will do well, therefore, to begin with the reports of the reference committees and refer back to the resolutions concerned.
Fees for Insurance Examinations
More than 95 per cent of the $13,000,000 paid by life insurance companies to practicing physicians in 1948 was for examinations. The Bureau of Medical Economic Research made a study of the problem supplemented by