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.
Medicare physician payment schedules
See the AMA's efforts to clearly define the differences between fee and payment to help physicians seeking Medicare reimbursements.
Why prior authorization was a white-hot issue in 2018
Prior authorization comes between physicians and their patients’ care and needs to be fixed. Learn how that painful reality came into starker relief this year.
RVS Update Committee (RUC)
RUC recommendations, minutes & voting
For transparency the process, meeting minutes and voting results are included on this page.
Payment & Delivery Models
Understanding Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS)
Learn about the reduced penalties and potential for greater bonus payments for practices under Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System.
The Business of Medicine
Read about AMA’s campaign to protect physicians’ freedom to practice medicine and promote the business of medicine.
Efforts to improve Medicare payment reform
Read about the AMA’s ongoing work to provide physicians with flexibility and more payment options under MACRA.
MACRA resources by state & specialty
Find links to MACRA resources offered by state and specialty societies.
Meaningful Use: Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentive programs
Get more information on the incentives Medicare and Medicaid provide for medical practices to adopt new records, billing and practice management procedures.