Teaching hospitals to deal with conflicts of curiosity in clinical care A fresh report by the AAMC urges U.S. Teaching hospitals to establish policies that manage financial relationships between doctors and industry so they do not influence affected individual care. ‘In the Interest of Patients: Recommendations for Physician Financial Relationships and Clinical Decision Producing’ provides guidance on how educational medical centers can identify, evaluate, and disclose conflicts of interest in clinical care. The report may be the work of an activity pressure convened by the AAMC in ’09 2009... Advocates for disability, autism treatment brace for effect of health law provisions The consequence of some elements of the health law which were initially seen as victories are now not clear-cut. Stateline: Q&A: How ACA Will Affect People With Autism Autism advocates celebrated what they thought was a major victory when President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act in 2010 2010: They expected regulations to need all insurance firms to cover pricey, possibly lifelong treatments for those with the incurable condition. But of fabricating a national standard for autism coverage instead, the administration bowed to political pressure from claims and insurers and left it to states to define, within particular parameters, the ‘important benefits’ that insurance companies must definitely provide .