Employed physicians now exceed those who own their practices
AMA survey reveals milestone, but many doctors still thrive in private practice and the trend toward hospital ownership of practices has slowed in recent years.
Employed physicians outnumber self-employed
For the first time in U.S., employed physicians outnumber self-employed physicians, according to an updated study by the AMA.
Physician Practice Benchmark Survey
Read the latest findings about shifts in medical practice ownership, physician practice structure and physician payment methods.
AMA, Sling Health expand engagement with physicians and entrepreneurs
The AMA and Sling Health expanded their joint efforts to allow physicians to inspire technologies that resolve unmet needs in health care.
Supreme Court looks to AMA for guidance in big health care cases
The AMA’s input has helped shape rulings on everything from alcoholism and transgender rights to medical privacy and the Affordable Care Act.
Growth in health spending slows to pre-ACA level
U.S. health spending hit $3.5 trillion in 2017, but the growth in spending slowed to levels seen before implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Prior authorization research & reports
Read the evidence supporting the need for prior authorization reform.
1 in 4 doctors say prior authorization has led to a serious adverse event
Physicians in an AMA survey also report that prior authorization delays access to care and that the burden associated with the process has gotten worse.
Prior authorization hurdles have led to serious adverse events
The AMA issued the new findings from its annual survey exploring physician experiences with prior authorization programs.