AMA statement on intimidation, threats toward public health officials
The AMA is concerned by recent news reports that public health officials have been intimidated and threatened for their work.
AMA announces CPT code for antigen tests in the fight against COVID-19
New code is the latest in a series that enhances the reporting of innovative tools now available to advance medicine's goals.
AMA immediate past president testifies today on COVID-19 inequities
During the hearing, Harris' prepared testimony identified three factors behind the greater risk facing Black communities.
AMA, APhA, ASHP statement on FDA ending emergency use of drugs for COVID-19
Physician and pharmacist groups seek to avert unintended barriers to evidence-based use of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine.
Insurer inaction on prior authorization reform requires federal response
After years of inaction by the health insurance industry, prior authorization may only be fixed through federal intervention.
AMA urges CDC to revise opioid prescribing guideline
To make meaningful progress toward ending this epidemic, a broad-based public health approach is required.
AMA on U.S. Supreme Court’s DACA ruling
Our country relies on the skills and experiences of the hundreds of active physicians, plus medical students and residents who depend on DACA.
AMA statement on U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Title VII cases
The AMA supports everyone’s access to quality, evidence-based health care regardless of gender or sexual orientation.
AMA opposes effort to allow discrimination against patients
Respect for the diversity of patients is a fundamental value of the medical profession and is reflected in long-standing AMA policy.
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