Managed Care Reform
The Honorable Sherwood L. Boehlert
U.S. House of Representatives
2246 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
On behalf of the 300,000 physician and
student members of the American Medical Association (AMA) and millions of patients, thank
you for your courage in standing with Representative Charlie Norwood and others in support
of patient protections.
Congressional action on patient protections remains critical in the minds of voters - this month a CNN/Gallup poll found that 83% of those polled said passing a Patient's Bill of Rights is very important and was rated the number one priority.
Your continued vigilance on this issue is especially critical during the August recess. We strongly encourage you to continue to support the following important principles:
Thank you again for your stalwart support
of meaningful and effective patient protections. We have a long road ahead of us to
achieve our goals and will continue to support you in your efforts to enact a truly
meaningful patients' rights bill.