Where the AMA stands on 7 of the year’s biggest health care issues
From the E/M overhaul to the opioid epidemic, here’s how the AMA has shown itself to be the physician’s powerful ally in health care this year.
Myth or fact? You must ask about patients' pain at every consult
To better doctors’ practice environment, the AMA is working to debunk regulatory myths such as those involving irrelevant pain-management requirements.
AMA to boost education on methadone maintenance therapy
Methadone has been used for 40 years to treat opioid-use disorder. AMA adopts policy to explore expanding access.
AMA president speaks to delegates at Interim Meeting
AMA President Patrice A. Harris, M.D., detailed AMA’s ongoing efforts to reinforce science and evidence-based approaches to remove barriers to patient care.
8 prior authorization terms that drive every doctor crazy
Learn them with this handy glossary to better understand this frustrating cost-control practice—and find out how the AMA wants to fix prior auth.
How CMS can fix prior auth to put patients before paperwork
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) asked for suggestions on cutting administrative burdens on physicians and others in health care.
AMA, others ask CMS to comprehensively address prior authorization
CMS urged to reduce the harms and burdens of prior authorization by incorporating Consensus Principles.
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