As federal agencies start to confront President Obama's January 18 executive order to reduce regulatory burdens, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is getting an earful from the American Medical Association.

In a nine-page letter to CMS Administrator Donald Berwick, M.D., the AMA agues against overly burdensome regulations covering such areas as unfunded mandates, physicians consultations, incompatible incentive programs, inconsistent audit policies, administrative simplification, medical enrollment processes, Physician Quality Reporting System feedback reports, education and outreach, and nursing home pain management.

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