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.
Pain assessments: are clinicians required to ask patients about pain during every consultation?
The myth Clinical teams are required to ask patients about their level of pain at every visit, regardless of the reason for the visit.
New process takes AMA Guides into the future
AMA Guides Editorial Panel process will help ensure collaboration among stakeholders and the best possible information for making impairment evaluations.
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