The Affordable Care Act: An Important First Step
There’s more work to be done. The AMA will continue to work with Congress and the Administration to ensure the best outcomes for patients and physicians. Three of our top goals are to:
The AMA is fighting to eliminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board, which will impose arbitrary across-the-board cuts to physicians and other providers.
The AMA is fighting to replace the fatally flawed SGR formula with new payment systems that reward physicians for the value of care they provide.
The AMA is fighting to fix the broken medical liability system for patients and physicians by pushing Congress and states to enact reform.