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AMA Adopts Policy Promoting Health Equity As a Goal

FRIDAY, Aug. 24, 2018 — The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates has adopted a policy that sets health equity as a goal for the U.S. health care system, according to a report published in the organization’s AMA Wire. The action, taken at the 2018 AMA Annual Meeting in Chicago, is in accordance with […]

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AMA adopts policy to advance gender equity in medicine

(HealthDay)—The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates has adopted a new policy to study, act for, and advocate to advance gender equity in medicine, according to a report published in the association’s AMA Wire. As part of this action, the House of Delegates pledged to advocate policies that promote transparency in defining criteria for […]

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AMA proposes policy opposing medicaid ‘lockout’ provisions

(HealthDay)—A new policy opposing lockout provisions that block Medicaid patients from the program for lengthy periods and instead supporting allowing patients to reapply immediately for redetermination was adopted by the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates during the AMA’s annual meeting in Chicago, according to an article published in the association’s AMA Wire. The […]