TITLE

CAPITOL HEALTH CALL

AUTHOR(S)
Mitka, Mike
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/10/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 2, p146
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents news briefs from the world of medical care. Congress maintained the current level of Medicare reimbursements, an action received with praise by the American Medical Association. The Government Accountability Office chided the Department of Veterans Affairs for not properly distributing money allocated for soldiers returning from combat. Congress eliminated the cap on the amount of money people can contribute to their health savings accounts. A new law targets animal rights activists who engage in violent, destructive protests against medical researchers and their facilities.
ACCESSION #
23633329

 

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