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ACP expresses support for key policies of Affordable Health Care for America Act
Date:11/2/2009

eform Act of 2009, H.R. 3961, and your commitment to seeing this bill enacted into law this year," Dr. Stubbs pointed out. "H.R. 3961 would repeal the SGR, eliminate all of the accumulated payment cuts, and create a new system that would provide a growth target of GDP plus two percent for primary care and preventive services and GDP plus one percent for all other services."

ACP's letter concluded by saying, "While the College believes that additional steps will be required to reverse a catastrophic shortage of primary care physicians for adults, to make the cost of health care sustainable, to reduce the costs of defensive medicine, and to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable coverage, H.R. 3962 would represent an historic step forward to achieving ACP's desired future of a U.S. health care delivery system that provides access, best quality care and health insurance coverage for 100% of its people."


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