Further refinements will cement ACA’s success
The ongoing success of Affordable Care Act can be amplified by correcting a few remaining flaws in this landmark law.
2022 a critical year to address worsening drug-overdose crisis
In the shadow of COVID-19, our nation’s drug-overdose epidemic is worsening. We need policymakers to take concrete actions in the new year to reverse this devastating trend.
Vaccination is our best chance to end the pandemic
Universal vaccination of health workers is fully aligned with our obligation to place the health and safety of our patients above all other considerations.
More work remains to resolve Medicare payment situation
Congress took welcome action this month to avert Medicare payment cuts, but additional steps must be taken to provide permanent reform.
Flow of damaging COVID-19 disinformation must end now
The spread of pandemic-related falsehoods poses tremendous risks to the health of our patients, and to the credibility of physicians as trusted sources of information.
Key change needed to make No Surprises Act work as Congress intended
Biden administration’s rulemaking implementation of No Surprises Act dispute-resolution process skews the outcome in favor of insurance providers.
Saluting our brave health care workforce in a time of thanks
COVID-19 has tested us all, but none more than the men and women—physicians, nurses and others—who staff our nation’s hospitals, EDs and ICUs.
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.
AMA Equity Plan 2021-2023
Embedding equity into medicine requires planning and honesty. To meet this moment, the AMA has developed a plan to advance racial and social justice.