Doctors Question Health Reform: The Policy & Practice Podcast

It’s been nearly a year since the Affordable Care Act become the law of the land, but doctors still have plenty of questions about the impact of the law. Physicians from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., last week for the American Medical Association’s annual advocacy conference looking for answers.

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But other than a review of the health reform law’s timeline for implementation, they were treated mostly to best guesses by policy experts, who pondered whether the law can stand up to legal challenges and if the Congress will tweak any of its provisions.

For more on those predictions, check out this edition of the Policy & Practice Podcast. You’ll also hear more about the brewing debate on abortion funding and the potential impact of proposed legislation to restrict federal spending on abortion. Take a listen:

And stay tuned next week for the latest on the President’s budget proposal and how it was received on Capitol Hill.

— Mary Ellen Schneider (on Twitter @MaryEllenNY)


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