AMA telehealth policy, coding & payment
Download PDFs of the issue brief and other resources—the AMA’s telehealth quick guide outlines policy, CPT coding and payment considerations to keep in mind during COVID-19.
COVID-19: Advocacy Progress Report
View the AMA's progress report on the advocacy actions taken to help affect change during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Temporary Stark Law waivers during COVID-19
Read details about the HHS and CMS guidelines on the Stark Law blanket waivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the temporary exemptions of sanctions.
Final 2021 Medicare pay schedule: What physicians need to know
Changes to E/M will ease documentation burdens, but final rule also includes painful pay cuts that Congress must act to avert. Learn more with the AMA.
Oct. 9, 2020: Advocacy spotlight on Avoiding cuts to 2021 physician payment top priority in letter to CMS
Avoiding cuts to 2021 physician payment top priority in letter to CMS in the latest Advocacy Update Spotlight.
Budget deal includes critical loan-repayment relief for doctors
Changes to terms of Medicare advance payment programs lift an “economic sword hanging over physician practices,” says AMA President Susan R. Bailey, MD.
Congress providing much-needed relief to physicians in the pandemic
AMA strongly supports provisions in the Continuing Resolution that will offer relief to hard-pressed physician practices.
Aug. 21, 2020: National Advocacy Update
Five things to know about the temporary Stark Law waiver and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.