Seema Verma “We all know that the approach we have taken for generations to fix what ails our health care system is to regulate its every sector, and that has failed,” CMS administrator Seema Verma said. (Photo: CMS)

Members of the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates came close Tuesday to approving support for federal Medicare for All proposals.

AMA House members defeated the Medicare for All support measure by a 47 percent to 53 percent vote, in Chicago, at the AMA annual meeting.

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