Debunking Regulatory Myths

AMA’s Regulatory Myths are a series of commonly misunderstood regulatory guidelines on pressing clinical topics. The AMA debunked these Regulatory Myths by providing physicians on the frontlines of care delivery with clear guidance on how to interpret regulatory guidelines for day-to-day clinical practice in an effort to reduce physician burnout.

Myth Topics

This series provides detailed information on what physicians and their care teams need to know to challenge misrepresentations and myths about medical practice.

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These resources are intended to reduce regulatory guesswork and associated administrative burdens so physicians and their teams can focus on what matters most – streamlining clinical workflow processes, improving patient outcomes and increasing physician satisfaction.

The contents of the AMA’s Debunking Regulatory Myths series are intended to convey general information only, based on guidance issued by applicable regulatory agencies, and not to provide legal advice or opinions.  

The contents of Debunking Regulatory Myths should not be construed as, and should not be relied upon for, legal advice in any particular circumstance or fact situation. An attorney should be contacted for advice on specific legal issues.