A Republican Patients' rights
bill did pass the House, but it stalled in the Senate.
Despite all the smokescreens and myths proliferated by HMOs, support for a strong patients' rights
bill continues to grow.
Ignagni will preview the Senate floor debate on patients' rights
and offer an assessment of the myths versus reality surrounding patient protection.
As the November presidential election nears, the chance that the House-Senate conference committee will pass a patients' rights
Former president of the American Medical Association and current spokesman for the Coalition to Protect Patients' Rights
The litigation issue is especially acute in Florida and Texas, where strong patients' rights
laws have invited a flurry of lawsuits on behalf of nursing home residents.
Donald Palmisano, former president of the American Medical Association and spokesman for the Coalition to Protect Patients' Rights
Next week we are going to Michigan to bring a message to voters to urge their senators to pass meaningful patients' rights
As Congress works on a compromise patients' rights
bill and high-profile lawyers set their class-action sights on health maintenance organizations, the managed-care industry took dramatic steps to improve its fiendish image.
Donald Palmisano, spokesman for the Coalition to Protect Patients' Rights
and former president of the American Medical Association (AMA), issued the following statement after learning the American Medical Association had decided to endorse H.
This week we are going to Oklahoma and Tennessee to bring a message to the Republican senators in those states: 'Listen to the people, stop playing games and pass meaningful patients' rights
The House and Senate passed versions of a patients' rights
bill late last year that could have health insurers bracing for an onslaught of lawsuits.
WASHINGTON -- Spokesman for the Coalition to Protect Patients' Rights
and former head of the American Medical Association, Dr.
The National House Call will be supported by advertising, speeches and interviews urging patients and the public to deliver a strong patients' rights
message to their senators.
Senate narrowly defeated the patients' rights
measure by a 51-48 vote, despite the fact that a recent Kaiser Family Foundation poll found that an overwhelming 80 percent of Americans support patients' rights