2014 AMA Interim Meeting
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The following draft resolutions are subject to change. Final documents will be made available to the HOD on or before Friday, October 10. All resolutions submitted for consideration at the 2014 Interim Meeting are subject to review by the Resolution Committee which is responsible for reviewing resolutions to determine their compliance with the meeting's focus on advocacy and legislative issues.

Resolutions submitted for the 2014 Interim Meeting Delegates Handbook

001 - Advance Directives During Pregnancy 002 - Protecting Medical Students' Rights as Patients 003 - Solitary Confinement 004 - Legal Protection and Social Services for Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth 005 - Opt-Out Organ Donation 006 - Physician Right to Conscience 007 - Delegate Counts for Assembly Meetings 008 - Ensuring Access to Health Care, Mental Health Care, Legal and Social Services for Unaccompanied Minors and Other Recently Migrated Children and Youth 201 - Short-Term Urgent Refills 202 - Sobriety Checkpoints 203 - Inclusion of Preventive Medicine Physicians in the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program 204 - ICD-10 and Cost of Coding Changes 205 - Juvenile Justice System Reform 206 - Help Control Pharmaceutical Costs 207 - Generic Pharmaceutical Pricing 208 - Stark Law and Physician Compensation 209 - Expansion of Safe Drug Disposal Sites 210 - AMA Promotion of Improved Electronic Health Records 601 - Employee Associations and Collective Bargaining for Physicians 602 - Engaging and Empowering Our Members 603 - Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Procedure Code 801 - Patient Access to Penile Prosthesis as Legitimate Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction 802 - Advocating for Research on Physician Initiated Conversations About Treatment Cost 803 - Emergency Department Insurance Linking 804 - Eradicating Homelessness 805 - Incorporating Community Health Workers into the US Health Care System 806 - International In-Flight Emergency Center 807 - Medical Emergency Algorithms 808 - Access to Psychiatric Services 809 - Insurance Coverage for Fertility Preservation in Patients Receiving Cytotoxic or Immunomodulatory Agents 810 - Patient Education Regarding the Medicare Chronic Care Management Fee 811 - Health Plan Coverage for Outpatient Obesity Primary Care Visits 812 - Health Plan Coverage for Hearing Aid Devices 813 - Medicaid Enhanced Rates 814 - SCIP and HCAHPS Measures Used by CMS in Hospital Reimbursement 815 - Board Certification to Maintain Hospital Staff Privileges 816 - Burdensome Impact of Medicare's Face-to-Face Form Requirements 817 - Medicare Coverage of Hearing Aids 818 - Access and Equity in Telemedicine Payments 819 - Price Transparency 901 - Addressing Emerging Trends in Recreational Drug Abuse 902 - Altering School Days to Alleviate Adolescent Sleep Depravation 903 - Combatting Sex-Linked Discrimination of Denying Special Request for Lactation During Medical Board Examination 904 - Equal Paternal and Maternal Leave for Medical Residents 905 - Increasing Health Food Choices Among Families Supported by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program 906 - Personalized Medication Cards 907 - Promoting Education of Electronic Health Records in Undergraduate Medical Education 908 - Providing Greater Emphasis on the Social Determinants of Health in Medical School Curriculum 909 - Reducing the Financial and Educational Costs of Residency Interviews 910 - Recognizing Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives as Efficacious and Economical Forms of Contraception 911 - USMLE Step 1 Timing 912 - Including Military History as Part of Standard History Taking 913 - Dietary Supplement Dangers 914 - Excessive Computer Time for Medical Students, Residents and Fellows 915 - Selecting Residents to Better Reflect Patient Diversity 916 - Overemphasis on P-Values in Medical Literature 917 - Improve Safety of Mail-Ordered Medication 918 - Expansion of BOT Report 28-A-14 on Medical Management 919 - CPR Training 920 - Combating the Medical Certification and its Attempt to Capture Into Unproven Certification Programs with its Regulations 921 - CPR Training as a High School Graduation Requirement 922 - Prohibit e-Cigarettes in Hospitals or Other Health Care Institutions

BOT Reports

01 - Pap Testing Guidelines: HEDIS versus USPSTF 02 - Redefining the AMA's Position on ACA and Healthcare Reform - Update 03 - Facilitating State Licensure for Telemedicine Services 04 - AMA Participation in Reducing Medical Student Debt 05 - FDA Regulation of Off-Label Drug Promotion 06 - Economic Impact of EHRs and the Use of Scribes 07 - 2015 Strategic Plan 08 - 2014 AMA Advocacy Efforts

CLRPD Reports

01 - Section on Medical Schools Five-Year Review

CMS Reports

01 - Hospital Admissions and Patient Management Contractors 02 - Privacy Issues Regarding Insurance Company Explanation of Benefits 03 - Reference Pricing 04 - Network Adequacy 05 - Medicaid Expansion Options and Alternatives 06 - The Future of Employer-Sponsored Insurance 07 - Medicaid Primary Care Payment Increases 08 - Modernizing TRICARE Payment Policies 09 - Regulation of Provider-Performed Microscopy Procedures

Speakers' Reports

01 - Rules for Campaign Parties 02 - Recommendations for Policy Reconciliation

Meeting Reference Materials

Reference Committee Reports, Board and Council Reports & Resolutions

Readers of this material are reminded that it refers only to items to be considered by the House. No action has been taken on anything herein contained, and it is informational only. Only those items that have been acted on by the House can be considered official.

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