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AMA on the State of Health Care in Advance of the Presidential State of the Union Address
Date:1/24/2008

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued by the AMA in advance of the Presidential State of the Union Address:

As President Bush prepares to address the top domestic and foreign policy issues facing the nation, American voters consistently cite health care as a top domestic priority. While there is much good in the delivery of health care, there are also areas in need of great improvement, notably providing all Americans with health care coverage and reforming Medicare.

The American Medical Association (AMA), through its national health care policy agenda, has identified the priority health issues facing our nation, and calls on Congress, the Administration, and candidates for national office to support proposals that will help improve the health care system.

"Every American deserves health care coverage, and we need to build on the strengths of our system to make that happen," said AMA President Ronald M. Davis, M.D. "As the nation's largest physician organization, the AMA is leading the fight to get all Americans covered through our Voice for the Uninsured campaign."

Through the Voice for the Uninsured campaign, the AMA is reaching out to presidential candidates and members of Congress with its proposal, and to voters to urge them to vote with the issue of the uninsured in mind. Anyone can visit http://www.voicefortheuninsured.org to sign the AMA's petition in support of the plan to cover the uninsured, so that legislative progress can be made in 2009. The AMA proposal to cover all Americans relies on a system of tax credits that will enable individuals to buy their own health insurance, which they would keep regardless of job changes. The AMA is also a strong advocate for long-term renewal of SCHIP, the government program that provides health care coverage to children in need.

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