AMA unveils campaign to reform Medicare system
- Leaders of the American Medical Association. MacLachlan, Suzanne; Mutch, David // Christian Science Monitor;6/22/95, Vol. 87 Issue 145, p2
Reports on the statement by the leaders of the American Medical Association that Congress could save Medicare by introducing competition and incentives as recommended by the health care reformers earlier.
- AMA urges Congress to halt Medicare payment cut. // Fairfield County Business Journal;3/18/2002, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p17
Reports that the American Medical Association has urged the congressional Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee to put an immediate legislative halt to the across-the-board Medicare payment cut in the U.S. Views of the organization on the Medicare payment formula; Details of the Medicare...
- Transform Medicare, AMA urges. Gatty, Bob // Ophthalmology Times;2/27/95, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p21
Reports on the proposal from the American Medical Association (AMA) to transform the entire Medicare system. Lack of access to health care for elderly patients as consequence of the any failure to transform the Medicare; Features of the AMA proposition on Medicare.
- AMA backs Medicare tax. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;3/5/95, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p18
Reports that the American Medical Association will push legislative proposals to enforce tax to Medicare benefits and Medigap policies as a way to prevent the Medicare program from going bankrupt. Features of the taxation program; Reduction of the Part B premium subsidy; Financing of Medicare...
- AMA outlines Medicare strategy. // Ophthalmology Times;6/12/95, Vol. 20 Issue 23, p5
Reports on the American Medical Association memo on the proposed federal budget for Medicare. Necessity of medicine's influence in the program direction; Minimal level of physician and graduate education cuts; Balancing of financial incentives for competing Medicare plans.
- AMA reluctant to require POS. // Ophthalmology Times;10/2/95, Vol. 20 Issue 38, p4
Reports on the possibility of the American Medical Association's likelihood of supporting a mandatory point-of-service option for Medicare beneficiaries.
- AMA's gains will earn public's ire. Harrop, Froma // Primary Care Weekly;10/23/95, Vol. 1 Issue 27, p5
Comments on the American Medical Association's (AMA) decision to cut its agreement with the US House of Representatives over Medicare spending. Proposals to reduce Medicare spending; AMA President Lonnis Bristow's comments on the Medicare legislation; Impact of the proposed Medicare changes to...
- AMA Medicare-savings plan stresses physician protection. Kostreski, Farah // AHA News;7/10/95, Vol. 31 Issue 28, p1
Reports on the American Medical Association (AHA) officials' release of the details of a plan which they hope will serve as a framework to seven-year Medicare savings. Amount of savings proposed by plan; Absorption of spending reductions by hospitals, nursing homes and health maintenance...
- AMA, Medical Professional Coalition Issue Legal Analysis Alleging Gov't Errors That Hurt Medicare. // Insurance Advocate;5/20/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 19, p32
States that the American Medical Association and a coalition of medical professionals have released a legal analysis showing the U.S. government errors that affect the Medicare program.
- New Statistics From AMA Indicate Impending Cut of $11B Nationwide. // Insurance Advocate;10/21/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 40, p4
Focuses on the statistics released by the American Medical Association on the possibility of reducing Medicare payments in the U.S. Plea of the association for the Congress; Impact of the payments on the decision of physicians to stop accepting Medicare patients; Prevalence of government errors...