AMA COVID-19 daily video update: AMA asks CDC to consider new testing prioritization guidance
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 with updates on AMA’s current advocacy efforts around COVID-19 including test shortages and relief funding.
CMS payment policies & regulatory flexibilities during COVID-19 emergency
View the key actions the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services have taken in response to AMA to improve Medicare coverage of services and reduce regulatory burdens on physicians during the COVID-19 crisis.
Reporting appropriate use criteria in claims for Medicare patients
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) releases requirements for reporting appropriate use criteria (AUC) in claims for Medicare patients.
Payment & Delivery Models
Bipartisan bill would extend 5% bonus for Advanced APMs
The AMA supports congressional legislation intended to ensure that value-based care models continue to be viable for physician participants.
Medicare’s pandemic lifeline to physicians about to come due
Repayment terms of the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Program threaten practices’ financial survival. AMA seeks changes to the program for doctors.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Over 200,000 Missourians will get covered with Medicaid expansion
Missouri voters take a step to improve the health of people in their state by approving a state constitution amendment to expand Medicaid eligibility.
Publications & Newsletters
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Aug. 3, 2020
In the news: Young adults with COVID-19 may take weeks to recover, review finds U.S. vaccines are safe and more.
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Essential Advocacy Tools & Resources
Payment reform: Council on Medical services reports
Medicare physician payment schedules
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