Why telehealth progress could be erased if Congress fails to act
Most telehealth coverage for Medicare patients is set to expire. Here’s how to maintain seniors’ access to care while they stay safe at home.
Drafting error could mean 21% tax hit on CARES Act relief funds
Congress wrote in tax exemptions, but failed to cover all the bases. The AMA and others are asking to fix these unintentional tax consequences.
After COVID-19, $250 billion in care could shift to telehealth
A new report quantifies what it could mean if telehealth use continues post-pandemic, but cautions planning must start now to keep the momentum going.
COVID-19 relief fund distribution targets Medicaid/CHIP doctors
Doctors who have not received COVID-19 relief payments but provide care to Medicaid and CHIP enrollees will be in targeted in a $15 billion allocation.
COVID-19: AMA's recent and ongoing advocacy efforts
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association has been the leading physician and patient ally. Learn more about recent and ongoing efforts.
Calling for additional relief for physician practices and Medicaid
The next COVID-19 relief package must include additional financial relief for practices, federal Medicaid support, and liability protection for doctors.
AMA urges HHS to address funding for Navajo COVID-19 hot spot
Money allocated by Congress is not getting to where it’s needed to cool a COVID-19 hot spot and provide testing for American Indian/Alaska Native people.
A time to stand together
With expert resources and tireless advocacy, the AMA is your powerful ally against COVID-19.