AMA Urges Senate to Oppose Graham-Cassidy Bill

The American Medical Association has issued a statement on behalf of its physician and medical student members, urging the Senate to reject the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill, citing that the legislation violates the precept of “first do no harm.” They have also requested that the U.S. Senate oppose any other legislation that would “jeopardize health insurance coverage for tens of millions of Americans.” To read their letter to Majority Leader McConnell, Democratic Leader Schumer, and the whole of the Senate, please click here.

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