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Health care coverage & choice: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have proposed strategies establishing the AMA vision for health system reform to cover the uninsured and expand health insurance coverage and choice.

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Medicare & Medicaid: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that anticipate and respond to Medicare and Medicaid program changes addressing such issues as program rules that impact medical practice, physician payment and the emergence of Alternative Payment Models (APMs).

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Physician payment reform: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that contribute to the policy options for reforming physician payment. Key council reports on this topic have addressed APMs, Medicaid expansion, the site-of-service differential and high-value care.

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Delivery reform: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that advocate policies on emerging delivery systems that protect and foster the patient/physician relationship. Key Council reports on this topic have addressed patient-centered medical homes, precision medicine, APMs, telemedicine, and retail and store-based health clinics.

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Hospitals & hospital-based services: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have addressed hospital consolidation, the site-of-service differential, and sole community hospitals.

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Health insurance: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have proposed strategies to address health insurer actions that interfere with the patient/physician relationship and impact the practice of medicine. Such topics include prior authorization, covered benefits, and affordability of health insurance.

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Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of Council on Medical Service reports and issue briefs.

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Drug coverage & spending: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have proposed strategies to address high and escalating prescription drug prices and costs, including promoting transparency and pharmaceutical market competition, combating anti-competitive practices, and outlining criteria for value-based pricing and prescription drug importation.

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Physician-led team-based care: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that address payment and insurance coverage for, and delivery, supervision, and coordination of, care provided by physician-led teams of clinicians. Key Council reports on this topic highlight team-based care in the context of wellness, preventive care, behavioral health care, and pain management.

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