Physician Medical Directors

Resolution and Position Statements
October 1, 1995

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 medical directors; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the AMA vigorously oppose any attempts to devalue the expertise and practice abilities of medical directors in our nation's nursing homes.