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AMA Calls for Coverage Expansion, SGR Repeal
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The American Medical Association is calling for expansion of health insurance coverage for adults in states that rejected Medicaid expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and renewing the call for repeal of the sustainable growth rate formula.

The policy statement emerged this week from the AMA’s annual House of Delegates meeting in Dallas, TX just days after Republican victories in the Nov. 4 midterm elections.  Republicans flogged Obamacare for months on end during the campaign season, and many elected officials and pundits believe the PPACA may be in for more turbulence now that Republicans control the House and Senate.