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Half-Million Doctors Beg Senate to 'Kill the Bill' - Virtual News Conference by Coalition of More Than 40 Medical Groups Sunday, 2 pm EST; 'Sweetheart' Deals Punish Patients in Other States

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical groups with more than half-a-million members say the Senate bill is bad medicine and bad policy, and a number of their representatives will explain why during a "virtual" news conference on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 2 pm EST.

Doctors will also discuss how some state "sweetheart" deals were cut at the expense of patients and doctors in other states.

    DATE:          Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009

    TIME:          2 pm - 2:45 pm EST

    LOCATION:      Telephone
                   Media call-in line:  (712) 432 3900     691338#

                    "Virtual" news conference with physicians opposing Senate
    EVENT:          healthcare bill

    SPONSOR:       Take Back Medicine coalition

Groups represented include:

    American Association of Neurological Surgeons
    Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
    Docs 4 Patient Care
    Kansas Medical Association
    Los Angeles County Medical Association
    Louisiana Medical Association
    Medical Association of Georgia
    Medical Society of the District of Columbia
    Nebraska Medical Association

NOTE TO REPORTERS: The news conference will be archived immediately at

SOURCE Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

SOURCE Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)
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