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March 28 is Diabetes Alert Day

A recent study on prediabetes and medical expenditures confirms that preventing the onset of type 2 diabetes can reduce annual health care costs by thousands of dollars per patient and generate large positive returns on investment (ROI) for health systems, insurers and employers.

CMA Federal Health Reform Update

This afternoon, House Republican leaders cancelled the much-anticipated vote on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal and replace legislation – the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – after failing to garner the necessary votes. CMA is urging physician leaders to stay engaged by calling and writing your Member of Congress.

Call to Action: Urge Congress to Preserve Coverage and Improve Access to Physicians!

The House Republicans' ACA repeal and replace bill – the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – is headed to the House floor for a vote as early as next week. Congressional leadership is aiming to pass the bill before the April spring recess – and they need to hear from you today!