Kevin B. O'Reilly
AMA Affiliated Groups
- News Editor,
Kevin rejoined the AMA in 2016 after an earlier stint as a senior reporter with American Medical News. He has covered a wide range of topics in health care, including diagnostics, medical ethics, quality improvement, patient safety and meetings of the AMA House of Delegates.
Most recently, Kevin served as senior editor at CAP Today, a monthly magazine published by the College of American Pathologists. He was graduated with honors from Columbia College Chicago's print journalism program.
Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for kids gets CPT codes
The provisional codes will be effective if the FDA and CDC give the vaccine the nod after a rigorous, transparent review process.
Why doctors back state COVID-19 vaccine mandates for health care
Physicians strongly support New York’s new COVID-19 vaccine requirement. Learn more with the AMA.
Patient Support & Advocacy
How latest surprise-billing rule entrenches health insurers’ power
Over 70% of nation’s health insurance markets are highly concentrated. New Biden administration rule represents a gift to the insurance industry.
See who made the list of top diversity leaders in health care
Leading trade publication taps AMA’s Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH, for her industry-shaping work on health equity. Eight AMA members also were honored.
44% drop in opioid Rx since 2011, but overdoses spike. Here’s why.
Learn what’s really driving the worsening epidemic of drug-related overdoses and deaths, and how the AMA is working fervently to end it.
Medicare & Medicaid
Medicare should pay for telehealth list services after pandemic
Learn about the AMA’s other comments on the 2022 Medicare physician pay schedule in areas such as clinical labor pricing and diabetes prevention.
For doctors hit hard by COVID-19 stress, there are tools to help
Pandemic’s emotionally pulverizing impact must not be borne alone. Learn about AMA resources to help doctors and health professionals make it through.
CPT® Editorial Panel
Nearly 250 new CPT codes in store for 2022
The AMA’s Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set incorporates 24 vaccine-specific codes, among many other changes. Learn what’s new for 2022.