Doctor's Suspension Puts Admitting Privileges in Spotlight

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Abortion doctors in Texas have to get admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their clinic.
Abortion doctors in Texas have to get admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles of their clinic.

The state suspended a physician's license last week after he was found to have violated a new state law requiring abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital. The case has brought new attention to that provision, which is being challenged in court.

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