AMA: Insurers misused CPT codes to hide administrative costs
The codes ensure uniform language for medical services and procedures, physicians tell a federal court in a brief, and other uses erode patient trust.
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U.S. appeals court upholds Title X gag rule on physicians
Ruling allows HHS to move ahead with a Trump administration rule that forces doctors to act as government mouthpieces when speaking with Title X program patients.
AMA-brokered deal poised to cover residents affected by Hahnemann closure
1,500-plus displaced Hahnemann doctors could get long-tail liability coverage if judge OKs AMA’s underwriting legal representation of orphaned residents, fellows in the case.
How the AMA acts as the physician’s powerful ally in the courts
The AMA Litigation Center is a unified voice for physicians in federal and state courts. Learn how it decides when to get involved.
How AMA is fighting to stop “public charge” immigration rule
Through friend-of-the-court briefs, AMA champions immigrants’ health; meanwhile, U.S. Supreme Court lets government enforce the rule in some states.
Court should overturn ruling that burdens physicians’ defense
If a Maryland ruling stands, doctors who want to offer alternative causes for patient harm would need to undergo a “mini-trial” on each of them.
The Litigation Center
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