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How to Fix Prior Authorization Run Amok

States can use our model legislation to address these increasingly burdensome requirements.

AMA joins brief supporting effort to block nationality-based restrictions on immigration and travel. Physicians from Syria and Iran alone handle 14 million patient visits annually.

A new AMA report offers a detailed look at methods used to compensate doctors in different practice types and specialties.

Physicians want to better understand what’s behind the distressing trend and how to reverse it. Through advocacy and prevention initiatives, the AMA aims to help patients live longer, healthier lives.

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This Viewpoint points out that many definitions of low-value health care are based exclusively on efficacy or harm, and argues that inclusion of cost and cost-effectiveness measures is necessary to define health service value.
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