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ACP says Congress must find 'common ground' to address 'crisis in our health care system'
Date:1/27/2011

nt-physician and society levels, based on evidence of value. In the paper, ACP emphasizes the importance of the public being involved in making allocation decisions, noting that the imposition of explicit limits on access to services, such as those that exist in other countries, would not be acceptable to most Americans.

"ACP views necessary health reform not from a partisan or ideological perspective, but from the standpoint of what the evidence tells us will be the most effective course of action," concluded Dr. Ralston. "We cannot continue let a highly-partisan and polarized debate over health care reform legislation take the country's "eye off the ball"from the continued urgency of implementing reforms to our health care system."


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Contact: David Kinsman
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American College of Physicians
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