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AMA advocacy 2022 efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.
AMA advocacy to improve maternal health
The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.
June 10, 2022: State Advocacy Update
Delaware bill would help physicians seeking care for burnout and more in the latest State Advocacy Update.
May 27, 2022: Advocacy Update spotlight on Medicare physician payment reform principles
Medicare physician payment reform principles call for a rational payment system and more in the latest Advocacy Update spotlight.
Dec. 17, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA files suit against federal regulators over implementation of the No Surprises Act and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Dec. 3, 2021: State Advocacy Update
AMA urges nation’s naloxone manufactures to make product OTC and more in the latest State Advocacy Update.
Sweeping plan outlined to address maternal health care inequities
Time to extend Medicaid, CHIP coverage to 12 months after the end of pregnancy as part of broader effort to promote maternal health care equity.
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