Patient Support & Advocacy
AMA advocacy efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.
April 29, 2022: National Advocacy Update
Becerra sees need to end Medicare physician pay “cliffs” on the latest National Advocacy Update.
April 1, 2022: National Advocacy Update
With BA.2 in view, no time to skimp on COVID-19 funding and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Doctors ask CMS to enforce rules on zero-fee EFT payments
As much as 3% of EFT claim payments are going to “value-added” services physician practices never requested. It’s time for the practice to end.
May 21, 2021: National Advocacy Update
COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act enacted and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
More physician practices move to contactless payment options
Adopting new payment processing technology can improve collections efficiency and offer a safety boost amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Electronic transaction toolkits for administrative simplification
Find resources to help physicians efficiently and successfully manage payment-related interactions with health insurers.
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