AMA statement on president’s plan for prescription drugs
Physicians share their patients’ concerns with the cost of prescription drugs. We appreciate the Trump Administration addressing this important issue.
AMA encourages people 6 months and older to get vaccinated against flu
As flu season begins, AMA encourages every eligible American to be vaccinated against the flu, ideally by the end of October.
AMA on proposal to increase transparency in drug ads
While AMA is opposed to consumer advertising of prescription drugs, since the practice is allowed, ads should come with at least a small dose of transparency.
AMA statement on CVS-Aetna merger: not enough patient protection
AMA welcomes the DOJ requiring Aetna to divest its Medicare Part D business, but disappointed that they didn’t go further by blocking the CVS-Aetna merger.
AMA statement on Nobel Prize in Medicine
AMA congratulates the Nobel Prize in Medicine winners on their extraordinary breakthroughs in the fight against cancer.
AMA statement on linking of safety net benefits to immigration status
AMA: Denying vital services to recent immigrants forces them to make choices about health care that may harm their families and worsen public health.
Surgeon General’s report offers guidance for ending opioid epidemic
Report emphasizes early detection and evidence-based interventions such as medication-assisted treatment and communitywide support services.
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