3 tips for a proactive physician approach to stop scope creep

Efforts to inappropriately expand nonphysicians’ scope of practice have been relentless. Physicians can take back the offensive.

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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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By becoming a member, you can play a role in shaping the future of medicine while growing professionally, no matter where you are in your training and career.

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Dhara Amin, MD

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Emma Johns

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