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A coalition comprised of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American
College of Physicians, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Osteopathic Association and
the American Psychiatric Association representing more than 560,000 physicians and medical students in the United States cautions
that deep cuts to Medicaid in the legislation would hurt the most vulnerable patients: pregnant women and children. The importance of expanded access to health insurance coverage and improvement
of our health care system rather than simply tearing down what is presently available is a critical need for our country.
These groups are watching and physicians look forward to helping with suggestions over a few months of consideration to move
forward with a well-thought-through and caring improvement to the ACA. The current bill is neither smart nor compassionate.