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June 1998 Annual Meeting

Listed below are direct links to the Council on Medical Service (CMS) reports from the June 1998 Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. The recommendations in these reports reflect the final actions of the House of Delegates and are official AMA policy.

Electronic Medical Records
CMS Report 1, A-98

Increasing Access to Health Care Services for Children Through the Use of Tax Credits or Deductions
CMS Report 2, A-98

Free Choice of Surgical Pathology Consultants in Managed Care
CMS Report 3, A-98

The Emerging Use of Hospitalists
CMS Report 4, A-98

Medicare Patient Copayments for Outpatient Procedures
CMS Report 5, A-98

Equitable Payment by ERISA Plans
CMS Report 6, A-98

Use of Advanced Beneficiary Notices for Laboratory Tests
CMS Report 7, A-98

Physician Recredentialing by Managed Care Plans
CMS Report 8, A-98

Individually Selected, Purchased and Owned Health Insurance
CMS Report 9, A-98

Separate Sources of Funding and Administration for Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B
CMS Report 10, A-98

Adverse Selection Against Generous Health Insurance Under Defined Contribution Systems
CMS Report 11, A-98

Consumer-Driven Health Care
CMS Report 12, A-98

National Provider Network of ERISA Plans
CMS Report 13, A-98

Cost Savings Associated with Closed Panels Versus Open Panels
CMS Report 14, A-98

Rewards for Efficient Hospital Care
CMS Report 15, A-98

Recognition of Differences in Training and Expertise Between MDs/DOs and Non-MDs/DOs in the RBRVS
CMS Report 16, A-98