Intimately involved with the health care system, osteopathic physicians and medical students have diverse and passionate opinions when it comes to heath care reform. Many feel that lawmakers need to take physicians’ voices into account when creating a plan.
In the video above, The DO talked with DOs and students to get a range of perspectives on how they’d like to see health care reform move forward. Here are some of the comments shared:
Aligning with several other physician and medical associations, the AOA has come out in favor of health care reform efforts that prioritize patient access and affordability of care.
“The AOA unequivocally believes that the primary focus of any health care reform policy should be to provide and increase access to comprehensive, affordable coverage and care. So far, the bills considered greatly jeopardized our patients’ ability to access the care they need and deserve so that they may live longer, healthier lives,” AOA President Mark A. Baker, DO said in a recent statement.
What would you want to see happen regarding health care reform? Share with us below.