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AMA 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

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 - AMA 2017 meeting delegates

The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a wide range of new policies at its annual meeting of delegates in Chicago, ranging from more practice-oriented concerns to politically-charged resolutions related to the positions of President Donald Trump.

 - John Becker, senior vice president at Sg2, speaking at AMA 2017 in Chicago

Health systems looking for ways to grow profits should focus on sites of care and know what kind of insurance plans their patients may be utilizing, with much of the growth being seen in outpatient services.

 - AHA

In a letter to CMS, the American Hospital Association (AHA) recommended the agency’s deregulation efforts begin with suspending the hospital star ratings, which it called “inaccurate and misleading.”