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AMA Press Releases and Statements

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AMA and AMA Insurance Agency announced medical students from California Northstate University, College of Medicine won the 2018 AMA Global Health Challenge.
Aug 15, 2018
Press Release
AMA calls on policymakers to support proven approaches to treat opioid use disorder as new statistics show 10 percent increase in opioid fatalities last year.
Aug 15, 2018
Press Release
AMA urges U.S. Department of Justice to block the proposed acquisition of Aetna, Inc. by CVS Health Corporation.
Aug 8, 2018
Press Release
AMA commends California Department of Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones for taking a stand against the proposed CVS-Aetna merger.
Aug 1, 2018
Statement
AMA urged HHS Secretary to withdraw the Administration’s NPRM that proposes to revise the regulations governing the federal Title X family planning program.
Jul 31, 2018
Press Release
A novel new study provides compelling evidence that the design, development and implementation of these systems need to be improved.
Jul 18, 2018
Press Release
Medical and patient groups expressed concern with CMS's decision to suspend payments to insurers as required under the ACA's risk-adjustment program.
Jul 17, 2018
Press Release
AMA sent the following letter in response to the Trump Administration’s request for comments to its plan to lower drug prices.
Jul 17, 2018
Press Release
As people fire up their grills this Fourth of July, the AMA urges anyone cooking on a grill to use caution when using a wire-bristle grill brush.
Jul 2, 2018
Press Release
The AMA announced the top three solutions submitted to AMA Health Care Interoperability and Innovation Challenge sponsored by Google Cloud.
Jun 29, 2018
Press Release

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