As an association of engaged physicians who have trusted connections to millions of patients, the AMA is a leading voice that informs, guides and generates support for policies that advance meaningful initiatives—ones that address the concerns most relevant to all patients and physicians.
Medicare & Medicaid
Advocacy in action: Leading the charge to reform Medicare pay
The current system is unsustainable, threatening patients’ access to doctors. Learn how the AMA is blocking pay cuts and building long-term solutions.
Scope of Practice
Advocacy in action: Fighting scope creep
Inappropriate scope-of-practice expansions threaten patient safety. Patients deserve care led by physicians, and the AMA’s here to stop scope creep.
Patient Support & Advocacy
AMA advocacy efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.
How doctors shaped prior-auth reforms in Medicare Advantage
CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure says physicians’ stories of prior-authorization care delays helped prompt policy fixes. Learn more.
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