How to code for SMBP? AMA guides break down CPT during pandemic
Whether caring for patients using self-monitored blood pressure (SMBP) for the first time or testing for COVID-19, find out how to code with updated AMA guidance.
COVID-19 may be worsening opioid crisis, but states can take action
The pandemic is exacerbating the ongoing opioid epidemic. The AMA is calling on states to take specific steps to save lives, reduce harm and get patients treatment they need.
Dirty dozen: The 12 factors that drive up physician burnout
To reduce the burden placed on doctors, health care systems must look at what external factors are adding to physician burnout. Find out more.
How APIs can cut doctors’ administrative burdens, improve care
Learn why application programming interfaces (APIs)—used properly—have big potential to make clinical decision support tools more effective and less burdensome for doctors.
AMA resources to help states respond to COVID-19
The AMA's collection of resources for states to help advance their responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
AMA guide sorts though complexity of COVID-19 prior auth policies
Commercial insurance plans easing their prior authorization policies is a welcome response to COVID-19, but these changes can contain wide variations.
Amid pandemic, CMS should level field for phone E/M visits
Older patients most vulnerable to COVID-19 often can’t use audiovisual telehealth, yet Medicare pay rates for phone visits are much lower. Physicians seek parity during pandemic.
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