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Support for Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act given to House leaders by ACP

n the comparative effectiveness of different treatments, to create a process for identifying procedures that may be incorrectly valued, to improve geographic equity in payments, and to provide physicians with confidential data on their practice patterns.
  • Helping to reduce smoking rates while provide funding for SCHIP and Medicare by increasing federal taxes on tobacco products.
  • Reducing costly and unfair overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans and applying these savings to ensuring health care access to children and seniors.

    Dr. Dale completed the letters by commending each of the Congressmen for their efforts and pledging that ACP will work for enactment of the Childrens Health and Medicare Protection (CHAMP) Act of 2007 (H.R. 3162).

    It is critical for Congress to vote for health care for children and seniors, Dr. Dale concluded.


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  • Contact: David Kinsman
    dkinsman@acponline.org
    202-261-4554
    American College of Physicians
    25-Jul-2007


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