1 in 3 doctors has seen prior authorization lead to serious adverse event

AMA survey results illustrate a critical need to streamline or eliminate low-value prior authorization requirements to minimize waste, delays, and disruptions in care delivery.

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AMA Recovery Plan for America’s Physicians

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About the recovery plan

You took care of the nation. It’s time for the nation to take care of you. It’s time to rebuild. And the AMA is ready.

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Fixing prior authorization

We’re standing up to insurance companies to eliminate care delays, patient harm and practice hassles.

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Reforming Medicare payment

The evidence is clear. The Medicare payment system is on an unsustainable path, threatening patients' access to physicians.

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Fighting scope creep

Patients deserve care led by physicians—the most highly educated, trained and skilled health care professionals.

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Supporting telehealth

The AMA is fighting for legislation to permanently fix the restrictions on telehealth coverage and payment.

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Reducing physician burnout

We are focused on removing administrative burdens, providing real-world solutions and helping physicians rediscover the joy in health care.

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Elora Friar, speaking on behalf of the Medical Student Section in opposition to graduating ☹️ Hard to say goodbye to the @AMAmedstudents section but I can’t wait to see the wonderful change that continues to stem from student advocacy. On to the AMA Residents and Fellows Section!

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Excited to present on SDOH and #HealthEquity at @aafp Geriatrics course this weekend! Thank you to course chairs Drs. Walsworth and Lin, staff and cofaculty for a fantastic session! #inspirecreatelead

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