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AMA applauds Biden administration for swift action on COVID-19
Since March, the AMA has called on the federal government to implement a coordinated national strategy and pull every lever against COVID-19.
AMA applauds Biden Administration on first-day executive actions
Measures address COVID-19 pandemic, racial equity, climate, re-engage with WHO.
AMA in the News
AMA in the News: January 2021
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for January 2021.
AMA announces update to COVID-19 vaccine CPT codes
New contingent codes created for Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate
AMA statement on U.S. passing 400,000 COVID-19 deaths
Wear your mask, practice physical distancing, wash your hands and get vaccinated
AMA statement on HHS decision to remove barriers for opioid treatment
AMA strongly endorses today’s decision by HHS to allow physicians to prescribe without a waiver highly effective medication for opioid use disorder.
COVID-19: The long road to recovery
In a virtual address hosted by the National Press Club on January 12, 2021, AMA President Susan R. Bailey, MD, made an appeal for science in slowing the spread of disinformation and to help turn the tide against COVID-19.
AMA underscores need for coordinated, comprehensive pandemic response
National Press Club address by AMA President Susan R. Bailey, M.D. focused on steps policymakers should take to tackle the pandemic.
Top health organizations to help providers understand COVID-19 vaccination questions
CDC, HHS, AMA among groups helping providers prep for patient questions
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