Medicare & Medicaid
Congress must not take physicians’ Medicare pay to build bridges
Proposals to take 2% sequester to help pay for infrastructure spending show Congress not taking seriously the fiscal cliff facing doctors in 2022.
July 16, 2021: Advocacy Update other news
2021 MIPS exception application window open until Dec. 31 and more in the latest Advocacy Update other news.
Financial & business operations during COVID-19: Guidance for physicians
The AMA's physician practice financial relief guide provides info about the federal government programs created under the CARES Act to help physician practices offset the financial impact of COVID-19.
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.
Resident & Student Finance
Federal student-loan repay still on hold—what it means for residents
Biden coronavirus relief bill continues interest-free payment pause through September. Find answers to three key questions on student-loan repayment.
Why audio-only telehealth visits must continue
Phone visits have been a lifeline for vulnerable patients amid COVID-19 and payment for them should be maintained after the pandemic’s over.
March 26, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA asks FEMA to include physician offices in vaccine distribution efforts and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
A time to stand together
With expert resources and tireless advocacy, the AMA is your powerful ally against COVID-19.