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Resolution Revising Health Care Legislation (PDF)

Submitted by Richmond Academy of Medicine

WHEREAS, the Affordable Care Act was developed to address problems both in access to health
care for our citizens and to halt the increasing cost of health care in our nation, and

WHEREAS, there will continue to be legislative efforts to improve our current health care plan but
whatever our political views, physicians have a major social responsibility for the patient
population they serve to be sure the current health plans keeps in mind the best interests
of their patients, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that it be policy of the MSV to communicate to the public and to our legislators our strong
support for the 2017 American Medical Association list of guiding principles for health
insurance and health care access for any future federal or Commonwealth government
health care plans.
 

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