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Physicians make an impact far beyond patient care.

They add to the economic health of the nation:

  • 13.8 jobs per physician
  • That's nearly 10 million jobs nationally

Learn more about job creation in your state

AMA Advocacy News

Sunshine Act: Key steps to take now

Time is of the essence for physicians to review and dispute the data reported about them under the Sunshine Act. Learn more about the three steps physicians need to take in a free online toolkit from the AMA.

Physician voice helps shape veterans' health care reform law

The unified voice of medicine calling for swift action to address veterans’ urgent health care needs resonated this week on Capitol Hill as Congress passed reform legislation. Learn more in AMA Wire.

Insurers not paying correctly? Free tool helps address denials

A newly updated online tool from the AMA, the Claims Workflow Assistant, can help physician practices ensure accurate payment of claims and address inappropriate denials. Learn more in AMA Wire

Essential information on the Medicare claims data release

A resource page from the AMA offers the essential information you need to know about the Medicare claims data release. The page offers the latest information about what’s included in the data, explains the limitations of the data set, and provides a handout and talking points for physicians who may need to respond to patient or media inquiries about their information.