AMA says surprise billing proposal in Congress is a step forward
The AMA commends cosponsors of the Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act for efforts to address the impact that these bills can have on families.
AMA announces new resources to train future physicians
The Health Systems Science Review book and online education modules help physicians learn how to deliver patient care in modern, value-based health systems.
AMA: Administration Decision on Medicare Part D Will Benefit Patients
The AMA commends the administration recognizing its proposal to weaken coverage for drug classes under Medicare Part D had potential danger for patient health.
AMA announces first chief health equity officer
The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced the hiring of Aletha Maybank, M.D., M.P.H., as its first ever chief health equity officer.
AMA announces new online education hub to support lifelong learning
The AMA announced its new online education portal giving physicians and other health care professionals a way to find, earn and report CME and other education.
AMA pledges to help protect patients from surprise billing
We agree with the president patients should not be responsible for coverage gaps when they do not have an opportunity to choose an in-network physician.
AMA calls pain task force recommendations a road map for future policy
The AMA backs proposals the Interagency Pain Task Force discussed, a signal that policy makers understand the treatment required for patients in pain.
AMA: Trump administration requiring pricing information in TV drug ads
The Trump Administration has taken a step in the right direction requiring pricing information in television advertising of prescription drugs.
AMA mourns the loss of Robert Pear, reporter extraordinaire
The AMA mourns the death of NYT reporter Robert Pear, an indefatigable newsman who helped millions understand the complexities of health care.