AMA applauds Surgeon General’s advisory on cannabis
AMA commends Surgeon General’s advisory on harmful health effects of cannabis use by pregnant women and youth, and commitment to furthering research on cannabis.
AMA names new senior vice president of advocacy
AMA announced Todd Askew as Senior Vice President of Advocacy to oversee legislative, government affairs, political, health policy and advocacy activities.
AMA condemns effort to remove patient nondiscrimination protections
AMA speaks out against the Trump administration’s proposal to remove anti-discrimination protections across a variety of programs and insurance plans.
AMA responds to tragic gun violence incidents
AMA calls on policymakers to address gun violence as public health crisis;adopt common-sense reforms
Relief from administrative burden key to proposed Medicare fee schedule
The AMA appreciates Administrator Seema Verma and CMS proposing policy changes that prioritize patients over paperwork and let doctors be doctors.
AMA: surprise billing legislation will hold patients harmless
The AMA said today that insurers are muddying waters over the impact of surprise billing legislation approved recently by the EC Committee.
AMA statement on closing arguments in CVS-Aetna case
The CVS-Aetna merger and divestiture are not in the public interest, and the court should refuse to approve the antitrust settlement proposed by the DOJ.
AMA on energy and commerce markup of surprise billing legislation
The AMA remains committed to protecting patients from surprise bills and committed to working with committee members to secure fair out-of-network payments.
AMA reacts to subcommittee passage of surprise billing legislation
The AMA remains committed to working with all the committees of jurisdiction to forge a balanced approach to protect patients and their access to health care.
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