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American Medical Association (AMA) 2017 Annual Meeting

June 10 - 14, 2017; Chicago, Illinois

June 10 - 14, 2017 Chicago, Illinois

Conference News

Popular News From AMA 2016

  •      AMA to Congress: Lift Ban on CDC Gun Research AMA to Congress: Lift Ban on CDC Gun Research Moved by the mass shooting in Orlando, the House of Delegates declared gun violence a public health crisis and told Congress to let the CDC study it.
  •      Fix VA Physician Shortage With Physicians, Not NPs, Says AMA Fix VA Physician Shortage With Physicians, Not NPs, Says AMA More generous loan forgiveness terms could add more physicians to the VA system, reducing the need to grant independence to advanced practice registered nurses, the House of Delegates said.
  • CMS Chief Tries to Sell AMA Delegates on MACRA CMS Chief Tries to Sell AMA Delegates on MACRA CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt told the AMA House of Delegates that he wants to make the new Medicare payment plan physician-friendly. How about putting it off for a year, some delegates asked.

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