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RESOLUTION 17-401:
PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT OF PHYSICIANS WITH
HOSPITAL PRIVILEGES HOUSE ACTION: ADOPTED
RESOLVED, that PAMED work with the Pennsylvania Legislature,
the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Pennsylvania Insurance
Department, and other appropriate agencies to establish legislation
or regulation that any physician who is not practicing in a hospital
may not be required to maintain hospital privileges by any entity
including, but not limited to, a health insurance company, malpractice
insurance company, surgery center, or outpatient facility; and, be
it further RESOLVED, that PAMED work with the Pennsylvania
Legislature, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Pennsylvania
Insurance Department, and other appropriate agencies to establish
legislation or regulation that no insurance company may grant or
deny preferred or in-network status to physicians according to the
presence or absence of their hospital privileges.

RESOLUTION 17-303:
AIR AMBULANCE REGULATIONS AND
REIMBURSEMENTS HOUSE ACTION: ADOPTED
RESOLVED, that the Pennsylvania Delegation to the AMA
present this resolution for national adoption to direct that the
AMA, and appropriate stakeholders identified by the AMA,
study the role, clinical efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of air
ambulance services, including barriers to adequate competition,
reimbursement, quality improvement and other areas identified
by the AMA and its stakeholders, and provide appropriate
recommendations addressing the areas to be studied.

RESOLUTION 17-304:
PATIENT PROTECTION FROM OUT-OF-NETWORK
COSTS HOUSE ACTION: NOT ADOPTED

RESOLUTION 17-305:

RESOLUTION 17-402:
CPR TRAINING HOUSE ACTION: ADOPTED AS
AMENDED
RESOLVED, that PAMED support state legislation advocating
for Basic Life Support (BLS) training in schools for students prior
to graduation from high school; and, be it further RESOLVED,
that PAMED work with other stakeholder organizations, including
the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, and
county medical societies to advocate for increased BLS training
for laypersons.

RESOLUTION 17-403:
DEFENDING THE PHYSICIAN-PATIENT
RELATIONSHIP HOUSE ACTION: ADOPTED AS
AMENDED

MEDICAID PHYSICIAN REIMBURSEMENT FOR
TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION SERVICES
HOUSE ACTION: ADOPTED

RESOLVED, that PAMED strongly oppose current and future
legislations which would establish independent practice for Nurse
Practitioners; and, be it further RESOLVED, that PAMED reaffirm
Policy Number 35.986.

RESOLVED, that PAMED work to obtain state Medicaid funding
for medical interpretive services; and, be it further RESOLVED,
that PAMED urge the Pennsylvania General Assembly to pass
legislation that installs a system of reimbursement for interpretation
and translation services accrued during medical encounters.

OVERSIGHT OF PA BOARDS OF MEDICINE HOUSE
ACTION: WITHDRAWN AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST

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RESOLUTION 17-404:


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