Health insurance industry slow to adopt prior authorization reforms
Despite potentially harmful consequences of delayed care, health plans not making progress reforming prior authorization process they impose on patient care.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
Medical students as change agents? How these six are doing it
The winners of a recent competition highlight how medical students can be catalysts for change at the health systems level.
2019 Medical Student Advocacy & Region Conference (MARC)
Join us for the 2019 American Medical Association Medical Student Advocacy & Region Conference (MARC) in Washington, D.C.
AMA and CMA praise Atty. Gen. Becerra for supporting MAT
American Medical Association, California Medical Association praise California attorney general call for helping patients struggling with substance use disorder.
HHS official: Better pain treatment a key to ending opioid crisis
HHS official says two keys to ending the opioid epidemic are finding better ways to treat pain and moving from a crisis framework to a sustainable system.
Life-saving treatment bill advanced in state hit hard by opioid epidemic
Kentucky becomes latest state taking action to remove “senseless” insurance company barriers to opioid-use disorder treatment.
AMA presents government service award to FDA commissioner
The AMA presented FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, with the Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service.