AHA Urges Senate to Co-Sponsor the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019 (S. 348)

AHA urges the Senate to co-sponsor the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019
(S. 348), a bipartisan bill, authored by Senators Menendez, Boozman and Schumer, that would
increase the number of Medicare-funded residency positions by 15,000 over five years,
thereby helping to alleviate physician shortages that threaten patients’ access to care.

See the following letter for complete details. 

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