AMA urges FEMA to act as single national source for acquisition of PPE
The AMA is still seeing states and facilities in direct competition with the federal government and each other for limited amounts of PPE.
AMA announces expedited updates to CPT for COVID-19 antibody tests
Two newly approved CPT codes are intended to report when patients receive blood tests that detect COVID-19 antibodies.
AMA urges states to adopt new Maine needle, syringe exchange policy
The Maine Executive Order is the type of state action the AMA is encouraging as part of harm reduction policy efforts.
Safeguard the public, protect our health care workers during the pandemic
Critical during this time that the public be provided with the best care possible by qualified health care workers who are themselves adequately protected.
AMA offers new financial and employment resources for physicians
The AMA announced two new resources for physicians in response to the unique financial and employment challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
AMA launches COVID-19 resource guide for volunteer physicians
The guide will assist health care professionals in navigating and preparing for volunteer opportunities during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19: The importance of science in an era of distrust and disinformation
In a national address, AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, highlighted the essential role that science and data play in protecting public health in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Top physician orgs urge COVID-19 mortality data by race, ethnicity
These data are essential to understanding the unique challenges and inequities facing communities of color.
AMA praises DEA allowing increase in controlled substance production
During COVID-19, the number of patients requiring ventilators has resulted in huge spikes in demand for controlled substances.
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