6 reasons why COVID-19 medical liability shield critics are wrong
Opposition has emerged to a bill that offers liability protection to doctors providing COVID-19 care. But arguments used against the bill are invalid.
Experts: Here’s how many more contact tracers U.S. needs
Without adequate tracing, COVID-19 surges will continue to flare. Here’s what AMA, others tell Congress about how many contact tracers are needed.
States tracking COVID-19 race and ethnicity data
Data on racial and ethnic patterns of the COVID-19 pandemic show that COVID-19 is disproportionately impacting black communities.
7 ways Congress can cut COVID-19’s health inequities
The deadly pandemic has not hit all communities equally. Find out what doctors, nurses and hospitals agree should be done to address the problem.
4 reasons to withdraw proposed barriers for asylum seekers
The AMA strongly urges Trump administration to withdraw a proposal that would put the health and safety of refugees seeking to enter the U.S. at risk.
CMS payment policies & regulatory flexibilities during COVID-19 emergency
View the key actions the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services have taken in response to AMA to improve Medicare coverage of services and reduce regulatory burdens on physicians during the COVID-19 crisis.
Doctors, nurses, hospitals seek $100 billion in next COVID relief bill
Congress must provide relief to physicians and other front-line health care providers who have taken a huge financial hit during the pandemic.
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