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Introduction In 2011, the AMDA Public Policy Committee formed the Corporate Practice of Medicine (CPOM) Workgroup. The CPOM Workgroup was charged with a) reviewing and evaluating the concept of the CPOM Doctrine, b) investigating current state...
Resolution D95 Becomes Policy June 1995 AMDA resolves that suspected cases of medical or personal malfeasance be actively investigated and punished within the parameters of existing law; and be it further RESOLVED, that the attempted criminalization...
Resolution G95 Becomes Policy October 1995 AMDA resolves that the American Medical Association advocate for uniform state based requirements that both Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing facilities retain only licensed physicians as nursing home...
Resolution L97 Becomes Policy September 1998 AMDA resolves that managed care organizations covering patient stays in long term care facilities, including subacute care admissions, should coordinate with the facility access for their patients to...
Resolution B98 Becomes Policy March 1998 RESOLVED: That AMDA recommend a quality of care standard for those who provide medical services and consultation to residents of skilled and intermediate long term care facilities, to provide legible copies...
Resolution E99 Becomes Policy March 1999 AMDA resolves to encourage HCFA to support the following objectives under the PPS; physician visits should be based on medical necessity; and all physician visits required by federal or state laws or...
Statement A00 Becomes Policy August 1999 Background Provisions of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA '87) specifically require nursing facilities to have registered nurse coverage for at least 8 hours per day and 24-hour licensed...
Resolution H00 Becomes Policy March 2000 AMDA resolves to open immediate dialogue with HCFA to urge elimination of statistical quotas by fiscal intermediaries as a means of determining medical necessity for physician visits in the long term care...
Statement H02 Becomes Policy March 2002 Summary The primary focus of this statement is to: Expand upon AMDA's 2000 position on minimum staffing standards in nursing homes (AMDA House of Delegates Resolution A00); Affirm the value of direct...
Resolution A04 Becomes Policy January 2004 BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA's Board of Directors commission a White Paper on the Ethical and Professional Responsibilities of the Long Term Care Physician Providing Expert Witness; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED...