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).
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.
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.
Physician Practice Benchmark Survey
Download PDFs of the latest findings about shifts in medical practice ownership, physician practice structure and physician payment methods.
July 8, 2022: National Advocacy Update
Senate HELP Committee urged to consider MAT Act and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
June 10, 2022: National Advocacy Update
AMA, Medicare trustees agree: Medicare payment system is unsustainable and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Doctor participation in ACOs, medical homes grows amid pandemic
Learn how trends in doctor participation in ACOs, medical homes and alternative payment methods differ by practice ownership and physician specialty.
Time to pursue patient-centered payment models designed by doctors
The U.S. health care system should include physician-designed alternative payment models (APMs) that can improve care and remove barriers to innovation.