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AMA Congratulates President-Elect Obama
Date:11/5/2008

America's physicians look forward to health system reform in 2009

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Nancy Nielsen, M.D., AMA President:

"The American Medical Association congratulates President-elect Barack Obama on his successful bid for the presidency of the United States. He has proposed a serious framework for health system reform in 2009 and made it a central issue in his campaign.

"The AMA shares President-elect Obama's focus on expanding health insurance coverage and choice through income-related federal subsidies, and we look forward to continuing to work with him and the new Congress toward reform. Bi-partisan efforts will be an essential building block for comprehensive health care reform.

"As part of the AMA's Voice for the Uninsured campaign, we will advocate for reforms in 2009 that provide subsidies for those who need the most financial help to purchase health insurance. We want people to have a choice in plans so that they can pick the coverage that's best for them. And we want to create fair insurance rules that include protections for high-risk patients and make insurance more affordable.

"As the economy weakens, so does access to health care for many Americans. The number of uninsured Americans could climb if the situation gets worse, putting more pressure on already stretched public programs.

"Through our Voice for the Uninsured campaign it's easy for Americans to become advocates for health care reform at: http://www.voicefortheuninsured.org. Patients who visit the site can read accounts from real people about what it means to be uninsured or tell their own story. They can learn more about the AMA's plan for helping the uninsured, and they can join our patient action network -- a network aimed at mobilizing Americans around this important issue and getting policy makers to act."

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