AMA in the News AMA in the News: September 2019 Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for September 2019. Public Health Public health improvement Learn how the Advocacy Resource Center can help improve public health in your state. Advocacy Update Jan. 25, 2018: National Advocacy Update Waivers on Medicaid work requirement, protections for conscience rights and religious freedom and more in the latest AMA national health care advocacy news. Patient Support & Advocacy AMA keeps up fight to protect physicians’ freedom of speech The AMA continues its court battle against a federal rule that threatens the doctor-patient relationship and the viability of the Title X family planning program. Ethics Genetic Testing for Reproductive Decision Making Physicians may ethically provide genetic testing to inform reproductive decision making when the patient requests. Advocacy Update July 12, 2019: Judicial Advocacy Update Learn how the AMA advocates for LGBTQ+ in cases regarding sex discrimination under Title VII, for Medicare to seek feedback before changing rules and more. Leadership Why we support Dr. Price to lead HHS Donald Trump’s cabinet secretary pick would bring the insight of a longtime physician and a willingness to listen to organized medicine’s concerns. Ethics HHS should withdraw proposal on health care conscience rights The proposed rule would undermine patient access to medical care and information, the AMA said in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. Economics AMA objects to attack on family planning services Citing the need for unfiltered communication between doctors and patients, the AMA objects strongly to proposal to withhold family planning funding. Ethics How diseases get defined and why it matters What’s in a name? A lot, in fact. Explore examples of how naming in health care can affect treatments, payment and the patient experience. Pagination Previous page Arrow left Created with Sketch. Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Next page Arrow left Created with Sketch.