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Journal Article

Use of board certification and recertification of pediatricians in health plan credentialing policies.

Freed GL, Singer D, Lakhani I, et al. JAMA. 2006;295:913-8.

The authors surveyed health plans and found that 41% require board certification for general pediatricians at any time during their association with the plan. This is a companion study to the authors' work on hospital privileges.