Friday, June 12, 2009

Rebutting AMA, Doctors Speak Out In Support Of A ‘Robust Public Option’

But some doctors have distanced themselves from the AMA’s statements. Doctors For America (DFA) — grassroots organization of doctors in all fifty states — issued a statement and hosted a conference call in support of a robust public option. Unlike the AMA, which has been steadily loosing power and currently represents “maybe 20% of physicians in this country,” DFA is “a grassroots organization” putting forth the views of “thousands of physicians” rather than “a small group of organizers.”

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