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AMA in the News: October 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for October 2020.
What doctors wish patients knew about physical distancing
Physical distancing must be practiced daily to limit COVID-19’s spread, but confusion remains. Two AMA members clear things up.
Who gets coronavirus vaccine first? Ethics, equity drive plan
Learn more with the AMA about experts’ four-phase plan for the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine upon FDA approval.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Patient, physician share their experiences as COVID-19 long haulers
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the issue of COVID long haulers, people who have not fully recovered from COVID-19.
New CPT codes published for SARS-CoV-2 multiplex assays
The tests are key to helping physicians handle the twindemic of flu and COVID-19. New CPT codes enable easier reporting of these medical services
AMA webinar series: CDC Update on COVID-19 vaccine development
View the second webinar in the "COVID-19 vaccine development: What physicians need to know" webinar series, "CDC Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Development and Distribution."
CPT® PLA Codes
Explore information about the CPT® new Proprietary Laboratory Analyses (PLA) Codes and how to request that codes be added to the PLA section of the CPT Code.
Essential Tools & Resources
COVID-19 FAQ: Your pressing questions answered
AMA quick-start telemedicine resources
COVID-19 action plan
COVID-19 guides for health care professionals
Get AMA insights on PPE shortages and more
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