Topics in Focus
AMA statement on Boulder shooting, push to tighten gun laws
The time for positive change—action to prevent future acts of gun violence—is now.
AMA: Becerra confirmation is welcome news as health challenges await
AMA welcomes Senate confirmation of Xavier Becerra as secretary of HHS.
AMA statement on Georgia shootings, increasing anti-Asian violence
AMA angered, appalled by last night’s shootings which left eight people dead in Georgia – attacks that appeared to target the Asian-American community.
AMA calls on Congress to fend off scheduled Medicare cuts
AMA urged Congress today to prevent arbitrary across-the-board Medicare cuts.
AMA statement on waiver limiting patient access to life-saving drugs
The Biden administration has wisely withdrawn a pilot waiver that would have threatened the long-term outlook for Medicare beneficiaries.
Statement on new Medicare payments for COVID vaccine administration
The Biden administration acted promptly in updating the Medicare payment rate for COVID-19 vaccine administration.
AMA presents Government Service Award to public health champion
Dr. Baird has dedicated his life to improving community health, and people across North Dakota have benefited from his tenacity, giving and dedication.
AMA presents Government Service Award to Navajo health champion
Mrs. Chee works tirelessly to improve access to care for her Navajo people and to integrate culturally sensitive elements of care.
AMA presents Government Service Award to equity champion
Mr. Funnye understands that economic and educational opportunities are crucial to every person’s health and to achieving equity.
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