The Impact of Health Reform on the AMA

November 17, 2010

The path to the Affordable Care Act was not an easy one and continues to generate ongoing debate. The American Medical Association faced heavy criticism for its support of the bill, with many suggesting its membership has suffered as a result.

The path to the Affordable Care Act was not an easy one and continues to generate ongoing debate. The American Medical Association faced heavy criticism for its support of the bill, with many suggesting its membership has suffered as a result.

In part two of a three-part podcast, Cecil B. Wilson, president of the AMA, calls a perceived defection from the association "markedly overblown," defends the group's support for components of the reform law, and dispels notions that the association's change in CEO is directly tied to physician dissatisfaction.

For the first part of this podcast, click here.