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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...
White Paper
(White Paper M02, Becomes Policy March 2002) Introduction Some 130,000 pages of federal regulations govern nursing facilities in the United States, more than the accumulated regulations for the nuclear power industry. Each attempt to clarify, expand...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution D92 Becomes Policy March 1992 AMDA resolves that a "medically necessary" visit to a Medicare/Medicaid resident in a nursing facility be defined as a visit subsequent to the following circumstances or resident conditions: There is a change...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution L93 Becomes Policy December 1993 AMDA resolves that the American Medical Association recommend that the Secretary, in conjunction with health care professionals and skilled care providers, define a subset of patients (or DRGs) for whom...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution A94 Becomes Policy June 1994 RESOLVED: The American Medical Directors Association encourages the Health Care Financing Administration to recognize that the cognitive services of the medical director can reduce drug expenditures, fraud,...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution D94 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA work with the Drug Enforcement Administration to amend the Code of Federal Regulations to allow for pharmacy service providers to use medication orders from the patient’s chart in a place of an...
Resolution and Position Statements
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 and Position Statements
Resolution F95 Becomes Policy December 1995 The Pennsylvania Medical Directors Association recommends that AMDA House of Delegates, after appropriate Committee review, should adopt a policy assuring equitable representation of diverse interests of...
Resolution and Position Statements
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 and Position Statements
Resolution B96 Becomes Policy March 1996 The American Medical Directors Association resolves to petition the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Family Practice, and the American Osteopathic Association to reinstitute a...