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Influential AMA's support for reform is far from certain

Washington Post, October 16, 2009

The American Medical Association's wobbly support of the healthcare reform effort is rooted in its attempt to find common ground among the increasingly splintered interests of the nation's 800,000 physicians. It stems, too, from differences in how the several bills before Congress deal with the amount the government pays them to treat older Americans, reports the Washington Post.