Senate bill would nix geographic, site restrictions on telehealth
Outdated limits on telehealth have been temporarily waived during the COVID-19 pandemic. AMA supports a bill that makes these waivers permanent.
Overcoming Obstacles webinar series: Value of collaboration in BHI
Join the AMA's BHI Collaborative as it presents the first webinar in the Overcoming Obstacles series: "The Value of Collaboration and Shared Culture in Behavioral Health Integration."
Payment & Delivery Models
Medicare MIPS goes on amid COVID-19, but flex reporting options exist
Physicians and others have until Oct. 5 to challenge their 2019 Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) score. Learn about opting out for 2020.
How long can the state delay determining Medicaid eligibility?
Timely eligibility determinations are important to help the most vulnerable patients and ensure physicians are paid for the care they deliver.
Get FaceTime with Congress to hit on key pandemic relief measures
Lack of progress on COVID-19 financial relief is frustrating, but the Congressional recess offers a chance to connect with legislators that needs to be taken.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Preventive services coding guides
When physicians order certain evidence-based preventive services for patients, insurance companies may cover the cost of the service, with the patient having no cost-sharing responsibility (zero-dollar). Learn more.
Proposed 2021 Medicare pay schedule: 9 things doctors should know
The AMA wants to stop potential 11% cut to Medicare conversion factor. Find out what else is in the mammoth proposal from CMS.
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Essential Advocacy Tools & Resources
Payment reform: Council on Medical services reports
Medicare physician payment schedules
Join in on national advocacy efforts
State advocacy resources