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AMA statement on ongoing attacks on physicians treating COVID patients
The suggestion that doctors are overcounting COVID-19 patients or lying to line their pockets is a malicious, outrageous, and completely misguided charge.
AMA survey finds physician practice viability under threat
Practices face reduced volume, decreased revenue, increased expenses during COVID-19 pandemic.
Informe de AMA examina impacto sobre la población Latinx ante COVID-19
Informe encuentra que el impacto por la COVID-19 en la comunidad Latinx probablemente se ha subestimado.
AMA report examines existing inequity driving Latinx COVID-19 impact
Report investigates reasons behind inequities, finds impact of COVID-19 on Latinx community likely underestimated.
AMA statement on Justice Department settlement with Purdue Pharma
Any settlement should be used exclusively for data collection, research, education, overdose prevention, stigma elimination, and evidence-based treatment.
AMA in the News
AMA in the News: October 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for October 2020.
AMA, AHA, ANA call for rescinding executive order on diversity training
Three leading health care organizations say prohibition on training is counterproductive to addressing racism.
Competition shrank in majority of health insurance markets where it is scarcest
New AMA study finds increasingly limited health insurance options for patients in highly concentrated markets.
Physician collaboration to accelerate behavioral health integration
AMA and specialty societies join forces to support physician working to integrate mental health care into overall health care.
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