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Lcensed Sleep Doctor
Need assistance on the legality of a DME Company hiring a licensed sleep doctor. All information I have found is not specific to this topic. Anybody aware if this is actually legal?
10-08-2012 05:19 PM
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RE: Lcensed Sleep Doctor
(10-08-2012 05:19 PM)mallen Wrote:  Need assistance on the legality of a DME Company hiring a licensed sleep doctor. All information I have found is not specific to this topic. Anybody aware if this is actually legal?
don,t know about being legal... maybe conflict of interest
buyer beware
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10-08-2012 06:28 PM
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RE: Lcensed Sleep Doctor
You would be surprised by how many of these ethically suspect arrangements are perfectly legal. I can't comment on your specific query, however.
10-08-2012 06:40 PM
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RE: Lcensed Sleep Doctor
Hi mallen, First of all, WELCOME! to the forum.! I don't know the answer to your question but hang in there, someone will be able to help you with your quiry soon.

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10-08-2012 07:09 PM
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RE: Lcensed Sleep Doctor
There are a lot of sleep docs who also sell equipment. It is no more illegal than an eye doctor who also sells glasses.

I would never go to a sleep doc who also sells equipment for the same reason I do not go to eye doctors who sell glasses. Conflict of interest.

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10-08-2012 09:15 PM
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