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  • Secretary Sebelius on Health Care Law Implementation
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    Secretary Sebelius on Health Care Law Implementation

    Secretary Kathleen Sebelius talked about the Obama administration’s plans for implementing the health care law, along with issues facing physicians and patients.

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  • Presidential Remarks on Health Care Legislation
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    Presidential Remarks on Health Care Legislation

    President Obama spoke to doctors about health care reform at a meeting of the American Medical Association in Chicago. He called the cost of health care a “ticking time bomb” that threatens to slow the nation’s…

    1,584 views
  • USItaly Relations
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    U.S.-Italy Relations

    President Obama and Prime Minister Berlusconi speak to reporters about their meeting, relations between the U.S. and Europe, and other issues. President Obama also made a statement on protests of election results in…

    337 views
  • Medicare Payments
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    Medicare Payments

    Dr. Wilson released the results of a survey of changes physicians expect to make to their practices when Medicare payments to physicians are cut 10 percent on January 1, 2007, with further…

    13 views
  • Politics Health Care and the Elections
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    Politics, Health Care, and the Elections

    Republican and Democratic national committee chairmen spoke at the 4th annual National Advocacy Conference about party concerns, health care issues, and the 2006 midterm elections.

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  • Avian Flu and Public Health
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    Avian Flu and Public Health

    Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt spoke at the American Medical Association’s fourth annual National Advocacy Conference about physician leadership in public health. He…

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  • Health Disparities Among Minorities
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    Health Disparities Among Minorities

    Congressional staffers discussed proposed legislation involving access to health care by minorities. After their remarks they responded to questions from members of the audience.

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  • Health Disparities Among Minorities
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    Health Disparities Among Minorities

    Mr. Brennan spoke about the importance of funding early treatment of illness before introducing Secretary Thompson. The secretary spoke about the importance of eliminating the disparities in health…

    137 views
  • Medicare Reform
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    Medicare Reform

    President Bush spoke to physicians about his proposals to reform the Medicare system and provide a prescription drug plan for seniors opting to enter into coverage under a HMO. He also…

    31 views
  • Foodborne Illness
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    Foodborne Illness

    Officials spoke to reporters about a report on foodborne illness which provided information to doctors in order to help recognize, treat, and diagnose the various illnesses. Following their…

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  • AMA Presidents Forum
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    AMA President's Forum

    Surgeon General Satcher spoke to the AMA President’s Forum about current medical issues.

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  • Health Care Issues Part 1
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    Health Care Issues Part 1

    Senators Kennedy and Gramm and Rep. Thomas spoke at an annual conference of the American Medical Association. Kennedy spoke about the need for tobacco legislation and improving managed health…

    9 views
  • Health Care Issues Part 2
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    Health Care Issues Part 2

    Administrator Min deParle and Speaker Gingrich spoke about health care issues at an annual American Medical Association conference. She urged members to support the president’s principles…

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  • Medical Issues
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    Medical Issues

    The president spoke to the annual American Medical Association National Leadership Conference. He spoke about his positions on several health- related issues, including the establishment of…

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  • Surgeon General Nominee Support
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    Surgeon General Nominee Support

    Representatives of the medical profession announced their support for the nominee for Surgeon General, David Satcher. Former secretary Sullivan also expressed his support for Dr. Satcher.…

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  • Tobacco Settlement
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    Tobacco Settlement

    The American Medical Association released its review of the proposed settlement between state attorneys general and the major tobacco companies. AMA representatives highlighted aspects of the…

    11 views
  • Medicare Reform
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    Medicare Reform

    American Medical Association officials announced a new Medicare reform proposal. It is designed to provide seniors with a wide variety of options and ensure the program’s solvency for the…

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  • Medicare and Medicaid Reform
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    Medicare and Medicaid Reform

    Speaker Gingrich spoke about the Republican commitment to preserving the Medicare and Medicare as part of balancing the budget. He outlined the Republican proposal to slow the growth of…

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  • Medicare Reform
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    Medicare Reform

    Officials talked to reporters about the association’s new proposal for Medicare reform. It includes more choice and competition to ensure that the Medicare trust fund remains solvent by…

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  • Medical Liability Reform
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    Medical Liability Reform

    The participants talked about revisions in health care liability insurance premiums and rules governing lawsuits. They also answered questions from the audience.

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