2024 Annual Meeting of the HOD
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Highlights from the 2024 AMA Annual Meeting

Catch up with the news and key moments as the House of Delegates bolsters the AMA's work on Medicare pay, scope creep, prior authorization and more. 

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Don’t tie physicians’ pay to unsustainable Medicare path

With Medicare pay falling 29% since 2001, other payers should stop basing their rates on the Medicare benchmark that’s not adjusted for inflation.

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Fighting for Physicians
Bobby Mukkamala, MD, 2024 Annual Meeting
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Bobby Mukkamala, MD, wins office of AMA president-elect

An otolaryngologist from Flint, Michigan, Dr. Mukkamala will become AMA president in June 2025. Catch up on the other AMA election results.

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When health plans delay and deny, they must say why

Prior authorization requests are routinely denied with little to no explanation. AMA also moves to hold payers legally accountable for patient harm.

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Prior Authorization
Fighting for Physicians
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3 ways the AMA enables medical students to grow as advocates

Learn from AMA member medical students about how easy it is to get involved, create change and bolster your advocacy and leadership credentials.

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Medical Students
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Candidate for election at 2024 Annual Meeting: Ezequiel “Zeke” Silva, III, MD

Read the candidate profile for Ezequiel “Zeke” Silva, III, MD, running for a position on the Council on Medical Service at the 2024 Annual Meeting elections.

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Speaker Lisa Egbert, MD, and Vice Speaker John Armstrong, MD, during opening session of 2023 Interim Meeting of HOD
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Highlights from the 2023 AMA Interim Meeting

Track the news and key moments from the AMA House of Delegates’ meeting, which ran Nov. 10–14.

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Delegates at the 2023 Interim Meeting HOD
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Hold health plans accountable for physician network inadequacies

Narrow health-plan networks make it harder for patients to get care and add to physicians’ burdens. Learn about the AMA’s plan for change.

Access to Care
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Setting the record straight on proper use of modifier 25

Using modifier 25 facilitates appropriate reporting of multiple same-day, same-physician services. Learn more with the AMA.

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