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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

HCPs now controlled substance schedule II

The Drug Enforcement Administration's final rule rescheduling hydrocodone combination products (HCPs) takes effect Oct. 6, 2014, but your practice may need to take action now. Learn more (log in).

Register for free CME webinar on Sept. 16

Learn about effective electronic payments by registering to attend a free CME webinar on Sept. 16 at Noon Eastern time, "Stop paying to get paid."

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.

Physicians call for changes to Medicare payment policy proposals

The AMA urged CMS to make revisions to its proposed rules that would impact many aspects of physician payment and federal regulatory programs. Learn more in AMA Wire®.