AMA in the News
AMA in the News: August 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for August 2020.
E/M office-visit changes on track for 2021: What doctors must know
CMS plans to move ahead with big shift on E/M office-visit services. Make sure you’re ready with AMA’s extensive resource library.
Medicare moving forward with planned E/M office visit changes
AMA helping physician practices get full benefit of simplified coding and documentation guidelines.
Relief from administrative burdens must remain after pandemic ends
When the COVID-19 crisis ends, health care should use lessons learned to further reduce administrative and technological burdens to improve patient care.
Nation’s drug overdose epidemic requires new policy focus
The nation’s overdose epidemic is being increasingly fueled by illicitly manufactured fentanyl, psychostimulants, heroin, cocaine and drug combinations.
Burnout isn’t due to resiliency deficit. It’s still a system issue.
Even the most resilient physicians have substantial rates of burnout. Learn more about what health systems must do to improve physician well-being.
CMS payment policies & regulatory flexibilities during COVID-19 emergency
View the key actions the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services have taken in response to AMA to improve Medicare coverage of services and reduce regulatory burdens on physicians during the COVID-19 crisis.
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