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family ganging (s) (noun), family gangings (pl)
A term for health care provided by some physicians in financially disadvantaged regions in the U.S.; such as, inner cities, in which a patient is told to bring his entire family along for a check-up or other medical evaluations on a return visit, even when there is no indication that there is an illness: Family ganging is an unethical health-care practice in which a doctor requires, or encourages, a patient to return to a publicly paid health system with other children of the family so the health program can charge for care given to all family members.
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