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The AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series covers key advocacy issues from the federal and state levels impacting patients and physicians—such as telehealth, Medicare payment, the overdose epidemic, public health, surprise billing, prior authorization and more.

  1. How the AMA is fighting for physicians and patients in Washington—and how you can join us

    1. Leading up to the AMA National Advocacy Conference, learn about the AMA’s advocacy on Capitol Hill and how you can get involved.
    1. 2023 AMA advocacy agenda: Full steam ahead

      1. Learn about the AMA’s federal and state advocacy agenda for 2023, and hear about how the AMA is fighting for physicians and their patients.
    2. What Congress needs to do now: A grassroots update

      1. Learn about the AMA’s grassroots calls to action on reforming Medicare payment and fixing prior authorization, and what you can do.
    3. A time-limited Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program waiver

      1. The AMA and the U.S. Department of Education discuss the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program and answer questions about the limited-time waiver.
    4. Medicare payment principles—A vision for reform

      1. AMA experts discuss the Medicare payment principles, created as a call to reform and improve the Medicare physician payment system. The webinar digs deeper into some of the causes of the current systemic issues and chart a path forward.
    5. The future of telemedicine

      1. Experts from the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) provide an overview of the updated telemedicine policy. In addition, speakers discuss current state licensure laws regarding telemedicine and continued solutions that can be implemented moving forward.
    6. The nation’s drug overdose epidemic—Helping children and families, patients with pain

      1. Experts explore the unique effects of the drug overdose epidemic on children and adolescents, historically marginalized and minoritized individuals, and patients with pain.
    7. Out-of-network payment process under the No Surprises Act

      1. As a follow-up to the AMA’s January webinar on the No Surprises Act (NSA), experts will focus on the payment process for physicians and other providers in surprise medical billing situations.
    8. Top federal issues

      1. AMA experts address the top federal issues facing patients and physicians this year—and how to effectively advocate to Congress.
    9. Implementing the No Surprises Act

      1. Experts discuss the implementation of the NSA, including many of the issues addressed in the AMA’s surprise billing toolkit, tackling enforcement challenges and the interaction between state and federal surprise billing requirements.

    Disclaimer: The viewpoints expressed in these videos are those of the participants and/or do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.

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