US doctors divided over health reforms

February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE159
Academic Journal
The article reports on the division of medical associations concerning the health reform legislation in the U.S. It highlights the opposing views of the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS) on reforms that include the need for a government-run insurance plan and a reconciliation process. It also accounts the views of AMA and ACS to stand for and against the proposed reforms, considering the 445-billion dollars Medicare system.


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