But association officials denied it had anything to do with the matter.
But association officials say that the letter, has brought in additional members and money.
The department made similar requests to several other association officials.
Four were received and are being evaluated, association officials said.
Despite continued spending to improve its image, little had changed by 1990, association officials found.
Reaction to the speech from medical association officials and members was mixed.
The group is to announce its choice as a news conference on Thursday, association officials said.
Association officials are fairly confident that the increase in the House, though small, will make it into the final budget for the program.
Those numbers reflect the need for customer education and personal service in selling some products, association officials said.
She declined to say how association officials knew of the suspects and their descriptions.