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March 31, 1906

Pauper Fees by Wealthy Corporations.Maryland Casualty Company.

JAMA. 1906;XLVI(13):972. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510400050016

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Office of the President.  Baltimore, March 10, 1906.

To the Editor:  —Your issue of March 3 contains a letter from Dr. C. H. Emery regarding the schedule of fees this company is paying physicians for immediate surgical attention to injured persons for whom we agree, under our policies, to obtain such service. You have appended to Dr. Emery's letter certain comments. The letter and the comments are of such a nature that they may possibly work some injury to this company, if allowed to go without reply. You will, of course, as a fair journalist, give to this reply equal prominence to that which you gave to Dr. Emery's letter and your own comments.I am at a loss to understand why a matter of this kind should be thought by any one a proper subject for newspaper publication. It is purely a matter of agreement or disagreement between two

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