March 26, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA asks FEMA to include physician offices in vaccine distribution efforts and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Medicare & Medicaid
Medicare boosts pay for COVID-19 vaccine administration
Pay rate raised by nearly double following significant advocacy by the AMA regarding the increased expenses to safely administer the vaccines.
Statement on new Medicare payments for COVID vaccine administration
The Biden administration acted promptly in updating the Medicare payment rate for COVID-19 vaccine administration.
AMA announces newly appointed RUC chair
Will guide vital work of convening physician insight and input that informs Medicare.
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