The continued shift of medicine toward value-based care demands innovative payment models that are flexible and practical for both patients and physicians. The AMA is committed to creating opportunities for physicians to develop and participate in alternative payment models through our efforts in healthcare payment reform advocacy.
Essential Advocacy Tools & Resources
Payment reform: Council on Medical services reports
Medicare physician payment schedules
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State advocacy resources
Feb. 26, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA urges Biden Administration to include physician offices in COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration plans and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Amid pandemic’s horrors, health coverage safety net holds strong
Learn why health insurance coverage hasn’t plummeted despite the millions of Americans sent to unemployment rolls by sinking economy.
5 big issues for physicians on Capitol Hill in 2021
This year physicians’ visits are virtual, but advocacy in areas such as health coverage and telehealth hit very close to home.
Publications & Newsletters
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Feb. 15, 2021
The news: Admin. rolls back Medicaid work requirements, expands COVID testing, pledges $4B to Covax. Also, MIS-C cases in U.S., AMA removes founder name from annual awards.