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Advisory Opinion 98-12

Whether a proposed joint venture among several orthopedic surgeons and anesthesiologists specializing in pain management to establish an ambulatory surgical center, as described in your request letter and supplemental submissions (the "Proposed Arrangement"), would generate prohibited remuneration.

Advisory Opinion 98-12