For Immediate Release

September 25, 2017

Statement from MSSNY President Dr. Charles Rothberg 
Regarding Senate Republicans’ Decision to Not Vote on Obamacare Repeal Legislation

“Once again, another unworkable ACA repeal bill failed to secure a majority of Senate votes. Now is the time for Republicans and Democrats to work together to find common ground to address the many pressing health care issues of anxious patients and their physicians.  These include continuation of the Child Health Insurance Program, continuation of essential cost-sharing subsidies and yes, addressing fundamental flaws of the ACA such as inadequate physician networks and exorbitant deductibles.”

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Founded in 1807, the Medical Society of the State of New York is the state's principal non-profit professional organization for physicians, residents and medical students of all specialties. Its mission is to represent the interests of patients and physicians to assure quality healthcare services for all. 

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