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
HHS allocates $25.5 billion to cover financial losses from COVID-19
Applications are now being accepted, through Oct. 26, to help physician practices affected between July 2020 and April 2021. Learn more with the AMA.
Medicare & Medicaid
Congress must tackle Medicare pay, telehealth in reconciliation
Massive budget-reconciliation package should stop 2022 Medicare physician payment cliff and keep telehealth’s momentum going after pandemic.
Aug. 27, 2021: National Advocacy Update
DOJ should close regulatory loophole for unserialized "ghost guns” and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Publications & Newsletters
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Aug. 9, 2021
In the news: COVID-19 vaccine boosters, Delta variant surging, CDC recommendations on COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant women, Biden urges Congress to address high drug prices.