AMA critical of Congress departing sans long-term CHIP reauthorization
The AMA responds to the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) not receiving a long-term reauthorization before Congress departs for the year.
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Trump’s proposed budget highlights his health care priorities
Among other planned reductions, NIH would see $5.8 billion in cuts over a decade, while CHIP’s funding would drop by $5.8 billion.
As physicians, we must speak up for our patients
Speaking to physicians in Washington, D.C., AMA President Andrew W. Gurman expressed the role of physicians in the thick of the national health reform debate.
How the SGR repeal law ensures access to care for kids
The law that repealed the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula also included important provisions to help maintain access to health care for American children. As of last year, 8.1 million children were enrolled in the program, which is implemented in all 50 states.
AMA celebrates historic Medicare reforms passed by Congress
The AMA celebrates the U.S. Senate's vote to pass Medicare delivery and payment reforms to help our nation's seniors and improve the health of the nation.
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