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AMA letter to Congress on AHCA

March 23, 2017

March 22, 2017

Dear Speaker Ryan and Leader Pelosi:

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From NRHA: Vote NO to the American Health Care Act

March 23, 2017

Congress has long recognized the importance of the rural health care safety net and has steadfastly worked to protect it.  And now, much of the protections created to maintain access to care for the 62 million who live in rural America are in jeopardy.  We implore Congress to continue its fight to protect rural patients’ access to care.  Three improvements are critical for rural patients and providers:

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From the American Academy of Pediatrics on Immigrant Children

March 22, 2017

The American Academy of Pediatrics shared thoughts on the detention of immigrant children and tips on supporting the health and well-bring of immigrant children. These are important topics.

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Congressional Budget Office Scoring of American Health Care Act

March 14, 2017

Late yesterday, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released the attached report providing its estimates of the impact the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would have on federal spending, the health insurance market, and the number of Americans with health care coverage.  Below is a top line summary of the report, as well as the AMA’s statement in response.

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From AMA: American Health Care Act

March 13, 2017

American Health Care Act
Summary of Key Provisions, as introduced on March 6, 2017

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AMA says American Health Care Act is Critically Flawed

March 9, 2017

AMA says American Health Care Act is Critically Flawed; Points to Reductions in Insurance Coverage, Potential Harm to Vulnerable Patient Populations

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CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients’ Health Insurance Choices for 2018

February 16, 2017

CMS News
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2017
Contact: CMS Media Relations
(202) 690-6145 | CMS Media Inquiries

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Immigration Enforcement: Preparations for Employers

February 14, 2017

By:  Caitlin M. Poe

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ACP Update on Executive Order and U.S. Immigration Policy

February 6, 2017

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is deeply concerned about the recent executive order restricting immigration from certain countries, including refugees and those who already hold visas for entry into the U.S.

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Immigrant Rights and Resources

February 1, 2017

Right now there is a lot of focus at a national level on immigrants. We at WIN are not lawyers or experts on the rights of immigrants and we cannot provide legal advice, but we want to reiterate that the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 apply to everyone in the United States, whether they are citizens, tourist visa holders, green card holders, immigrants with refugee status, undocumented immigrants, or any other status.

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Significant Change to DEA Registration Renewal Process

December 13, 2016

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The Playbook: Better Care for People with Complex Needs

December 12, 2016

A New Survey Describes Scope of Problem - FIVE NATIONAL HEALTH CARE FOUNDATIONS IDENTIFY PROMISING APPROACHES FOR TREATING PATIENTS WITH COMPLEX NEEDS

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La red de intérpretes de WCMS le asegura que su derecho a un intérprete médico permanece garantizado

December 7, 2016

Desde la elección, varias personas han hecho preguntas relativas a la interpretación médica  y la Red de Intérpretes de WCMS (también conocida como WIN), tendrá relevancia en los próximos años. WIN y los intérpretes del área médica están comprometidos  a ser una parte vital del equipo de cuidados de salud y a ayudar a los proveedores  de los mismos, a dar a sus pacientes los mejores cuidados posibles en cualquier idioma.

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DEADLINE FOR INFORMAL REVIEW OF POTENTIAL PENALTIES EXTENDED

December 2, 2016

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WCMS INTERPRETER NETWORK REASSURES THAT YOUR RIGHT TO A MEDICAL INTERPRETER REMAINS GUARANTEED

November 21, 2016

Since the election, various people have raised questions regarding whether medical interpreting and the WCMS Interpreter Network, otherwise known as WIN, will be relevant in the coming years. WIN and the medical interpreting field are committed to being a vital part of the care team and helping providers give patients the best care possible, in any language.

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