Press Releases

Study of Pennsylvania commonwealth efforts to reverse opioid epidemic

AMA, Pennsylvania Medical Society and Manatt Health release analysis of progress made, recommend next steps for policymakers, insurers and physicians.

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Patient Support & Advocacy

Why the U.S. health care system should be reformed

Find out why the AMA is committed to health care reform that expands insurance coverage and provides more access to high-quality care.

Patient Support & Advocacy

How Medicaid expansion has improved care access, outcomes

Find out how the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion has increased insurance coverage and led to better access to care and patient outcomes.

Medicare

Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) myth

Learn how to debunk the myth that only physicians can pend or enter orders through computerized provider order entry (CPOE).

Medicaid

Strengthening Medicaid

Read about the AMA's efforts to improve Medicaid programs and expand coverage options for low-income patients.

Opioids

How Medicaid programs can help end the opioid epidemic

Medication-assisted treatment and inpatient care are among approaches that work, but many states still only offer minimal care for a massive problem.

Medicare

Medical student documentation myth

Find out how to debunk the myth that a teaching physician is required to re-document a medical student’s entries in a patient’s electronic medical record.

Patient Support & Advocacy

5 ways to improve access to health care

Uninsured patients live sicker and die younger, but insurance coverage alone doesn’t guarantee access. Learn how to reduce major barriers to health care access.

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