Congress must act now to stop Medicare cuts
Health care for tens of millions of patients is in jeopardy unless Congress acts immediately to reform the flawed and outdated Medicare payment system.
Your powerful ally
The AMA helps physicians build a better future for medicine, advocating in the courts and on the Hill to remove obstacles to patient care and confront today’s greatest health crises.
Patients, physicians score important win in prior authorization rule
New CMS rule will cut care delays and administrative burdens long shouldered by physicians, saving practices an estimated $15 billion over the next decade.
Extending telehealth parity will advance patient care
Payers should extend coverage parity and fair and equitable pay policies across the full range of clinical services—no matter how they are delivered.
Why we must act quickly and decisively to end the overdose epidemic
The nation’s drug-related overdose and death epidemic demands immediate and collective action, with physicians taking the lead.
Health insurance markets need competition, not consolidation
The AMA supports federal efforts to subject health insurer mergers to greater scrutiny, given the high level of consolidation that already exists.
Congressional action is needed—now—on Medicare payment reform
Older adults everywhere, and the physicians who care for them, are counting on Congress to prevent yet another round of Medicare payment cuts.
Firearms compound the tragedy and trauma of domestic violence
The federal law banning firearm possession by domestic abusers is a lifesaving measure that should be upheld by our nation’s highest court.
We know how to overcome medicine’s crisis. Let’s find the will.
The insidious burnout epidemic is profoundly affecting physicians. Addressing the many factors driving it is not a partisan issue.