08/16/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Breaking Game Changer: AMA Supports House Healthcare Reform

Today the American Medical Association sent a letter to Cong. Henry Waxman announcing its support of the House health care reform bill introduced on Tuesday.

The letter signed by Dr. Michael Maves, the AMA CEO, praises the bill and offers the AMA's support for a "favorable report" from the Ways and Means Committee and the Labor , Energy and Commerce Committee.

AMA's support of the bill has been long sought by healthcare advocates. Here is a link to the letter via

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