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Worth Tracking: Doctors, hospitals, and health industry groups are opposing the proposed Health Care Act

Earlier this week House Republicans in Congress produced a bill called the American Health Care Act to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. It is important for all Americans, regardless of political party, to know that many professional medical groups and industry stakeholders have expressed publicly that they have serious concerns about the newly proposed bill.

A current list of major groups opposed the new health care plan includes:

Interest groups and industry stakeholders:
  • The AARP
  • American Hospital Association
  • Federation of American Hospitals
  • America’s Essential Hospitals
  • Families USA
Doctors’ and nurses’ groups
  • The American Medical Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • National Nurses United
  • National Physicians Alliance
  • Association of American Physicians and Surgeons
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

 

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