Tag: Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

President Donald Trump speaks about his plan to combat opioid drug addiction at Manchester Community College, Monday, March 19, 2018, in Manchester, N.H., even as more Republicans are telling Trump in ever blunter terms to lay off his escalating criticism of special counsel Robert Mueller and his Russia probe. But …

Taxpayers Fund ‘Study’ Linking Trump Support to Opioid Abuse

In an interview with NPR, Goodwin said that, in reviewing places hardest hit by opioid abuse and those with strong Trump support, “there was a clear overlap between counties that had high opioid use … and the vote for Donald Trump.”

BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 05: A doctor speaks with a patient about her high blood pressure, or hypertension, on September 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Doctors in the country are demanding higher payments from health insurance companies (Krankenkassen). Over 20 doctors' associations are expected to hold a vote this week …

American Medical Association Continues Obamacare Meme That Insurance Coverage Is Equivalent to Health Care Access

As the Republican-led Senate considers Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Obamacare replacement bill, left-wing lobbying groups such as the American Medical Association (AMA) continue to use the “number of Americans covered by insurance” as a criterion for successful health care – even if those with an insurance card have no actual access to health care.

In this Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the HealthCare.gov 2017 web site home page as seen in Washington.

Many Ways to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

Vice President-elect Mike Pence is planning to meet with House Republicans on Wednesday to discuss Obamacare repeal and replacement plans. Eager to save the signature piece of legislation of his presidency, President Barack Obama plans to meet with Democrats on the same day to strategize on how to fend off the GOP’s attacks.

In this July 30, 2015 file photo, a sign supporting Medicare is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Physicians Predict ‘BREXIT’ From Medicare

According to a Medscape Medical News survey, four of 10 physicians in solo or small group practices say the new payment system under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) will lead to many physicians dropping out as Medicare providers because of its “punishing penalties,” the survey notes.

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Big Medicine Promotes Abortion-on-Demand

The United State’s most prominent association of gynecologists and obstetricians announced its full support for abortion-on-demand.

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Boehner’s Health Policy Director is Sister of StemExpress Founder

StemExpress, located in Placerville, California, describes itself as “a multi-million dollar company that supplies human blood, tissue products, primary cells and other clinical specimens to biomedical researchers.” The company says it “offers the largest variety of raw material in the industry, as well as fresh, fixed and cryopreserved human primary cells.” In response to Breitbart News’ request for comment, Emily Schillinger, Boehner’s press secretary, said, “Charlotte Ivancic is a dedicated public servant who enjoys the utmost respect among her peers and Members of Congress. She has the Speaker’s complete trust and confidence in both her work and her character.”

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Physicians Slam SCOTUS Decision: ‘Keeps Obamacare on Life Support at Taxpayer Expense’

“Obamacare itself destroys true insurance and places additional crushing burdens on those who provide actual care,” said Dr. Jane Orient, executive director of AAPS, in a press release. “This can’t be fixed by forcing taxpayers to pay a chunk of some people’s unaffordable premiums. What the Court has done is to further undermine the rule of law.”

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Exclusive: Doctors Slam American College of Physicians For Caving to LGBT Agenda

Jane Orient, M.D., executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), observes to Breitbart News the ACP “is in a logical dilemma in advocating insurance coverage for treatment for transgender persons because insurers require a diagnostic code, and assigning a diagnostic code suggests the existence of pathology.”