AMA, AHA, ANA: #StayHome to confront COVID-19
Leading U.S. medical and health organizations today called on the American people to stay home to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus.
AMA lauds timely, vital decision to ease Medicare reporting requirements
Physicians on the front line of this pandemic are grateful that CMS has waived Medicare reporting requirements, allowing clinicians to focus on patients.
Physicians urge measures to cover telehealth, support for acquiring PPE, testing kits
Leading physician organizations urged Congressional leaders to include measures critical to physician practices in the next COVID-19 stimulus package.
AMA calls on policymakers to provide critical resources in face of COVID-19 pandemic
Urges Administration, Congressional leaders and other policymakers to address urgent health system and public health needs.
AMA calls on Administration to use every lever in COVID-19 fight
Shortages continue to pose serious risks to the health and safety of our health care workforce, as well as the patients they treat.
AMA resources available to physicians to navigate COVID-19 pandemic
The AMA continues to forcefully advocate for PPE and critical policy and regulatory changes needed to address our public health and health system needs.
AMA recommends exceptions to facilitate opioid use disorder treatment
The blanket exception will allow patients to obtain up to 28 days of take-home medication if they are stable and up to 14 days for patients who are less stable.
AMA supports Telehealth Initiative to improve health care access
With the current COVID-19 crisis, the organizations moved up the initiative’s launch to support physicians in their shift to telehealth models.
AMA praises executive order to bolster COVID-19 testing and PPE supply
The AMA has called for a “Manhattan Project” type effort to expand manufacturing capacity and produce supplies needed in this time of national emergency.
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