AMA backs update to CDC opioid prescribing guidelines
The AMA is urging the CDC to remove arbitrary thresholds, restore balance and support comprehensive, compassionate care as it revises the guidelines.
When arbitrary policies collide with patient care
Correcting a national pharmacy chain’s misinterpretation of CDC opioid-prescribing guidelines turned into a six-month headache for an Illinois doctor.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of July 12, 2021
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July 16, 2021: National Advocacy Update
2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
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