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Health System Reform Center for Global Health and Medical Diplomacy Cecil Wilson, MD, MACP President-Elect American Medical Association 9/16/2009, Jacksonville, Florida. Putting Off Care Because of Cost. Relied on home remedies or OTC drugs instead of seeing a doctor.

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Health System Reform

Center for Global Health

and

Medical Diplomacy

Cecil Wilson, MD, MACP

President-Elect

American Medical Association

9/16/2009, Jacksonville, Florida


Putting Off Care Because of Cost

Relied on home remedies or OTC

drugs instead of seeing a doctor

Skipped dental care or checkups

Put off / postponed

getting health care

Not filled a prescription

Cut pills in half / skipped doses

Had problems getting

mental health care

Did ANY of the above

Source: Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll (conducted July 7-14, 2009)


Ama letter to congress pres obama
AMA Letter to Congress, Pres. Obama

  • Coverage for all Americans

  • Expand choice and eliminate denials for

  • pre-existing conditions

  • Ensure health care decisions are made by patients and their physicians


U s health care spending today
U.S. Health Care Spending Today

2018: $4.4 Trillion

2008: $2.4 Trillion


What s happening in congress
What’s Happening in Congress?

  • Medicare reforms will help protect seniors’ access to care

  • Increased support for prevention and wellness

  • Investments in the physician workforce.

  • Strengthening private insurance through insurance market reforms

  • Removing burdensome regulations and administrative nightmares




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