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2013-10-30 12:26:03

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS) has filed a lawsuit today in federal court to halt the unlawful revisions to ObamaCare (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act). The separation of powers required by the Constitution prohibits the executive branch--the Obama Administration--from rewriting laws passed by Congress. Yet that is what Obama has done by changing key parts of ObamaCare in order to...

2013-06-13 16:27:09

TUCSON, Ariz., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS) applauds the U.S. Supreme Court for declining to issue a sweeping ruling today against the patentability of DNA material in Ass'n for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., Sup. Ct. No. 12-398. Instead, the Supreme Court acknowledged the immense value of patents to encourage medical innovation, and fully upheld the patentability of cDNA, which is synthetic DNA similar to...

2013-04-24 20:23:19

TUCSON, Ariz., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS) has filed suit today in federal court against the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) for restraining trade and causing a reduction in access by patients to their physicians. The ABMS has entered into agreements with 24 other corporations to impose enormous "recertification" burdens on physicians, which are not justified by any significant improvements in patient...

2011-12-08 08:47:00

TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a special motion, the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons ("AAPS") has requested the right to intervene in the ObamaCare cases before the U.S. Supreme Court. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as ObamaCare, has an enormous impact on physicians and patients. AAPS has moved the High Court to be a direct participant in this historic proceeding. AAPS filed its motion Wednesday, Dec 7. This is...