Physician groups praise panel passage bill to end prior authorization
Leading physician groups applauded a Kentucky House committee for advancing a bill making it easier for people with addiction to opioids to receive treatment.
AMA: FDA action on OTC naloxone will save people from overdoses
The AMA applauds the FDA and Commissioner Gottlieb for action to provide labeling that would allow for OTC availability of naloxone.
Study of Colorado’s Efforts to Reverse Opioid Epidemic
The AMA, Colorado Medical Society and Manatt Health release study of Colorado’s meaningful efforts to reverse the opioid epidemic.
8 physician advocacy wins that set the stage for 2019
Despite D.C. turmoil, doctors score key victories at national, state levels on physician payment, gun violence, regulatory relief and more. Find out the AMA’s 2019 policy targets.
Landmark deal on medication-assisted treatment a model for nation
A breakthrough in Pennsylvania eliminates prior authorization for lifesaving treatment for opioid-use disorder. Every other state should follow suit.
Ring in new year with AMA’s 10 tips for your patients’ health
America’s physicians offer these recommendations to share with patients. Following this advice can make a big difference this year.
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Trump rule would revive pre-existing condition discrimination
Allowing association health plans to skirt Affordable Care Act protections will harm patient care, physicians tell federal court in amicus brief.
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