1 The retractions came only weeks after BioMed Central.

After the doctor payment provision was taken out, the AMA assumed it might be added back again to the bill through the reconciliation process, when the Senate and House expenses were combined. It had been not, but the AMA did not withdraw its support . The combined group lost 3.4 % of its membership in ’09 2009, and expects to lose as much as 7 % this year . This content is normally republished with kind permission from our close friends at The Kaiser Family Foundation.