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Physicians call on Congress to address prior authorization reform
AMA survey release coincides with introduction of Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act
AMA on ACIP recommendation for use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in teens
ACIP recommendation supporting use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in 12–15-year-olds is one critical step closer to goal of achieving widespread vaccination.
AMA releases plan dedicated to embedding racial justice and advancing health equity
New strategy represents three-year roadmap for action, historical reflections on past harms, and accountability in operationalizing equity and justice.
AMA statement on Biden decision to restore anti-bias protections
This move is a victory for health equity and ends a dismal chapter in which a federal agency sought to remove civil rights protections.
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AMA in the News: May 2021
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AMA analysis shows most physicians work outside of private practice
Share of physicians who work in physician-owned practices has dropped to less than 50%.
AMA announces update to COVID-19 vaccine CPT codes
New provisional codes created for Novavax vaccine candidate.
AMA statement on FDA decision on naloxone nasal
AMA commends FDA’s approval of a higher dose naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray product to treat opioid overdose.
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AMA in the News: April 2021
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