The MGMA has issued the following response to the extremely inaccurate, misleading and sensationalized report published recently by SOMO, first covered by The Guardian and now covered by Der Spiegel and other newspapers.

We are deeply disturbed that biased, unscientific and in-transparent “reporting” is allowed to be presented as journalism. In fact, the news coverage is not based on first-hand or even second hand observations, but rather relies on unsubstantiated third-hand accounts.

We invite you to read our full response to The Guardian here:

Response to inaccuracies in Guardian article