Expanding health insurance coverage and choice The AMA proposal

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					Expanding health insurance
coverage and choice:

The AMA proposal for reform
Who are the uninsured?
Consequences of being
uninsured
• Less prevention and screening
• Fewer therapeutic services
• Poor health outcomes
• Lower annual earnings
Why are 46 million
uninsured?
• Fundamental flaws in the system
• Rising health care costs
• Lack of individual choice
Why the AMA is involved
The AMA Plan
• Cash
• Choice
• Change
Where do they stand?
ey stand?