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Doctor's Suspension Puts Admitting Privileges in Spotlight

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.

By Veronica Zaragovia, KUT News
New regulations require burial or cremation of fetal remains from abortions or miscarriages at all health care facilities.

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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