The most effective way to fight proposed cutbacks in health care coverage may be to tell the stories of patients affected by them.
Delegates oppose per-capita caps that would weaken states’ ability to respond to enrollment changes, greater care needs or breakthrough treatments.
Experts on the reform discussion in Washington and value-based medicine offer their insights at the 2017 AMA Annual Meeting.
Under the House repeal-and-replace bill, 51 million Americans would be uninsured by 2026—an increase of 23 million over current trends.
About 7 million patients could lose financial assistance that helps them shoulder the burden of co-pays and deductibles.