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Medical Groups on Obamacare: First, Do No Harm, Associations Now

The American Medical Association and other medical groups are speaking up as the new Congress ponders repealing the Affordable Care Act. Their point? Legislators should plan for a replacement before conducting major surgery.

The 115th Congress sees an opportunity to change one of the most contentious laws in the country.

But the American Medical Association and other major trade groups want members of Congress to put their heads together and offer improvements to the Affordable Care Act as they look to replace it. In an open letter to congressional leaders, AMA CEO James Madara emphasized to legislators that it was open to changes in the law, but they should not come at the cost of the healthcare coverage of millions of people.

Click here to read the full article by Ernie Smith, Associations Now.