Have you heard that providers can form a private membership association, (or a private healthcare association or an association membership)? The concept goes by many names, but the basic premise is the same: By forming a private association and only conducting business with members of that association, providers are no longer subject to governing bodies or licensing boards. Private membership association advocates claim that this protection is afforded by the United States Constitution, but at least one private membership association discovered that they were still subject to governance. Registered users can read more here.