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AMA Adopts New Policies During Final Day of Annual Meeting
Date:6/15/2010

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest physician group, voted today at its Annual Meeting to adopt the following new scientific policies.

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Assuring Patient Access to Physicians Under Medicare

In the wake of a Medicare meltdown caused by a 21 percent Medicare physician payment cut, the AMA voted to immediately formulate legislation for a new Medicare payment option. It would  allow patients and physicians to freely contract for payments that differ from the Medicare schedule, while allowing patients to use their Medicare benefits.

"Seniors deserve a Medicare benefit that allows them access to and choice of physicians," said David O. Barbe, M.D., AMA trustee. "Low Medicare payments, continued payment uncertainty, and a steep 21 percent payment cut have put access and choice in jeopardy. A new patient-centered category of Medicare payment will allow seniors to use their Medicare benefit fully for the health care they need."

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