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New AMA anti-harassment policies the right step for the profession
Dr. McAneny: Why women physicians need to know the business side of health care
Employed physicians outnumber self-employed
For the first time in U.S., employed physicians outnumber self-employed physicians, according to an updated study by the AMA.
AMA on ruling blocking administration’s Title X restrictions
Judge McShane’s ruling is a victory for patients, physicians and the open conversations that are essential to improving health outcomes.
AMA urges participation in Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Doctors are urging their patients to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day by taking unused and expired medicine to drop-off sites.
AMA welcomes CDC’s revised view on opioids guidelines
The AMA continues to urge informed prescribing to reduce opioid-related harm and appreciates the CDC recognizes that patients require individualized care.
Judge rules in favor of AMA in Title X lawsuit
The new rule would have been an obstacle for low-income patients. We are pleased the judge shared the AMA’s concern about the physician-patient relationships.
AMA applauds new federal primary care payment models
The AMA commends HHS announcement on many primary care practices will receive improved Medicare payments next year through new payment models.
Arkansas sets standard for states by removing prior authorization for treatment of opioid use disorder
The AMA and AMS commended Governor Asa Hutchinson and the General Assembly for removing administrative barriers to treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD).
AMA, Sling Health expand engagement with physicians and entrepreneurs
The AMA and Sling Health expanded their joint efforts to allow physicians to inspire technologies that resolve unmet needs in health care.
AMA statement on Pentagon's ban on transgender in military
As Pentagon's ban on transgender in military goes into effect, AMA says no medical basis for referring to gender transition as a “deficiency."
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