OPEN MINDS The Behavioral Health & Social Service Industry Analyst
The American Medical Association (AMA) has overturned its policy of supporting employer-mandated health insurance, instead opting to support defined contributions, in which employers give each employee a fixed amount to pay for individually selected health insurance. The policy change was approved by the AMA House of Delegates at its annual meeting in June.
The new policy is designed to restore a more direct doctor-patient relationship by eliminating third party participation in the delivery of care . . .