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  1. What's in a word? AMA launches language guide for medical professionals

    1. Becker’s Hospital Review, Oct. 29, 2021
    2. On Oct. 28, the AMA teamed up with the Association of American Medical Colleges to release “Advancing Health Equity: A Guide to Language, Narrative and Concepts.” The guide aims to advance health equity by stimulating conversation and understanding among physicians about the power of language and harmful narratives.
  2. COVID-19 vaccine myths busted

    1. Arizona Daily Star, Oct. 27, 2021
    2. AMA’s StatePoint story, "COVID-19 Vaccine Myths Busted," on misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines.
  3. AMA, other medical orgs file friend of the court brief decrying Texas abortion law

    1. Newsweek, Oct. 11, 2021
    2. The AMA continues to combat the abortion laws.
  4. AMA recognizes 44 systems for clinician burnout efforts

    1. Becker’s Hospital Review, Oct. 7, 2021
    2. The American Medical Association honored 44 health systems for their efforts to support clinicians' well-being amid potential burnout. 
  5. Rule against surprise billing angers AMA, hospital groups

    1. Medscape, Oct. 1, 2021
    2. A new rule on surprise medical bills drew sharp criticism from physician and hospital groups for its tilt in favor of using previously established payment rates as a benchmark but organizations representing insurers, consumers and large employers praised this approach. (Free registration is required to view content.)
  6. AMA slams CMS' surprise-billing rule as 'undeserved gift' to insurers

    1. Becker’s Hospital Review, Oct. 1, 2021
    2. CMS' interim final rule aiming to protect patients from surprise medical bills is an "undeserved gift to the insurance industry," the American Medical Association said Oct. 1.
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