AMA Reverses Position, Says Open To Government-Funded Insurance

08/01/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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(CNN) -- The new president of the American Medical Association, which represents the interests of the nation's doctors, said Wednesday the group is open to a government-funded health insurance option for people without coverage.

Dr. J. James Rohack told CNN that the AMA supports an "American model" that includes both "a private system and a public system, working together."

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