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Richard A. Feinstein, Esq.1 McKenna & Cuneo, L.L.P. Washington, D.C. I. Introduction As hospitals, integrated delivery systems, physician groups, and managed care organizations face increasing pressuur to cut costs and increase efficiencies in order to compete in the marketplace, they increasingly make credentialling decisions on economic grounds, as well as on quality of care grounds. In some cases, such as in decisions to enter into exclusiiv contracts for a specific service or to close a...