Battle over integrated services related to urology shifts to states

Despite defeats of bills in several states, some urologists believe that threats to urologists' ability to provide ancillary services-essentially, their ability to furnish integrated health care-are not going away.

National Report-"They're coming to a theater near you."

Urologist Mark T. Edney, MD, isn't referring to Hollywood's latest blockbusters, but instead, controversial proposed amendments to physician self-referral laws that would restrict urologists' ability to provide diagnostic services such as computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in their medical offices.