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AMA girds for "defined contribution" Medicare

The AMA House of Delegates looked at Medicare proposals at an interim meeting in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Ronen Zilberman)
The AMA House of Delegates looked at Medicare proposals at an interim meeting in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Ronen Zilberman)

U.S. physicians want to have a say if Medicare ends up shifting to more of a "voucher-based" or "defined contribution" system.

Members of the House of Delegates of the American Medical Association (AMA) decided Tuesday at a meeting in Honolulu to adopt a set of Medicare defined contribution program principles.

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