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Southern and black seniors less healthy than others their age
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GOP at odds with public in South over Medicaid expansion
■ Five Southern states polled by Families USA rejected the ACA provision despite 62% of residents’ backing; some area physicians urge program reforms before expansion. Read story
American Medical News ceases publication after 55-year run
■ Unsustainable financial losses forced the move despite the newspaper's editorial quality, the AMA's senior management says. The Association's other news operations will be enhanced.
AMA readies campaign for Medicare SGR repeal
■ Physicians are rallying for the remaining months of the legislative year to overhaul the formula and build a new payment system based more on quality.