AMA HOSTS MEDICARE NEWS CONFERENCE, RELEASES NEW PUBLIC POLL RESULTS

LIVE AT AMA MEETING IN SAN DIEGO, TELEPHONE DIAL-IN AVAILABLE

 

WHAT:          American Medical Association (AMA) Medicare meltdown news conference from the AMA's semi-annual meeting of physician leaders from across the nation.  New public poll results on attitudes toward the Medicare cut will be released for the first time at the news conference. 

 

WHO:             AMA President Cecil B. Wilson, M.D.

 

WHY:             A 25 percent cut in Medicare physician payments will hurt access to care for America's seniors.  Congress must stop the cut by the December 1 deadline or seniors will suffer from its inaction.

 

WHEN:          Monday, November 8, 2010

                        9:30 AM PACIFIC (12:30 PM EASTERN)

 

WHERE:       San Diego Marriott Hotel

Room: Columbia 3

333 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

 

DIAL-IN:       1 (800) 773-2950

28318119

 

CONTACT:  Event is for credentialed media.  For more information or to RSVP contact:

Katherine M. Hatwell

AMA Media Relations

(202) 789-7419

[email protected]

 

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