AMA stumps for health bill on YouTube
In the video, Rohack describes AMA's position as one that supports “pluralism, freedom of choice, freedom of practice and universal access for patients.” After a “thorough review of H.R. 3200,” the AMA announced its support for health reform legislation in the House.
Rohack goes on to name three specific points in the legislation: the provision of health insurance coverage for 97% of Americans, the elimination of coverage denials based on pre-existing conditions and the repeal of the Medicare physician payment formula.
Acknowledging that the “debate is far from over,” Rohack says AMA will push for medical liability reform from a place at the table, before signing off with a statement to physicians (“together we are stronger”) and patients (“we're working to make the healthcare system better for you”).