AMA Council Rejects Single-Payer Resolution, Calls For Strengthening ACA

By Amy Lotven / May 31, 2019 at 7:09 PM
The American Medical Association’s Council on Medical Services, tasked with making health care policy recommendations, has rejected medical students’ call for AMA to scrap its long-standing opposition to single-payer health care and instead is recommending the physician group advocate improvements to the Affordable Care Act. The council specifically rejected medical students’ single-payer resolution from 2018 and instead will urge AMA’s House of Delegates next week to adopt a health reform proposal that builds off the ACA’s subsidy structure and Medicaid...

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