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Quick Take: Moves cut barriers to opioid-use disorder treatment
In actions that will save lives, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., removed prior authorization for Medicaid patients who need medication-assisted treatment.
AMA stands up for ACA patient protections in federal court
The AMA, joined by several other physician organizations, opposed a court decision striking down the Affordable Care Act and the patient protections that would go with it.
Supreme Court looks to AMA for guidance in big health care cases
The AMA’s input has helped shape rulings on everything from alcoholism and transgender rights to medical privacy and the Affordable Care Act.
To protect against sham peer review, court must uphold verdict
Jurors awarded $5.5 million to a physician who spent 21 years in the courts challenging the peer review process he faced post termination. The hospital appealed.
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