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Resolution and Position Statements
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...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B01 Becomes Policy March 2001 AMDA resolves to work to ensure that the Medicare Relative Value Update Committee will include as a permanent member a physician who practices the specialty of long-term care and geriatric medicine.
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution D01 Becomes Policy March 2001 AMDA will seek to clarify the appropriate use of QI (quality indicators) in terminally ill residents residing in long-term care facilities, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that AMDA will also participate with...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution E01 Becomes Policy March 2001 AMDA resolves to open dialogue with HCFA and third party carriers to promote coverage of standing laboratory tests for which there is a medical necessity, and be it further RESOLVED, that AMDA work with HCFA...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution A02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to develop a position statement to educate and guide physicians and the public regarding the apparent lack of benefit and potential burden of implementing artificial nutrition and hydration in...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution B02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to present the following resolution to the AMA: that the American Medical Association (AMA), in conjunction with AMDA and other interested organizations, develop a proposed procedure to promote...
Resolution and Position Statements
Resolution C02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to strongly urge the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to work with vaccine manufacturers in order to develop a mechanism for the...
Resolution and Position Statements
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 and Position Statements
Resolution N02 Becomes Policy March 2002 AMDA resolves to support the California Medical Association's resolution at the AMA House of Delegates promoting geriatrics CME training for physicians caring for the elderly in long term care facilities.
Resolution and Position Statements
Position Statement G03 Becomes Policy March 2003 The American Medical Directors Association is the professional association of medical directors and physicians practicing in the long term care continuum, dedicated to excellence in patient care by...