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9 MIN READ

5 ways the AMA is fighting for physicians in 2024

Physicians face far too many challenges that interfere with patient care. Find out how the AMA is speaking up for patients and doctors.

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Medicare & Medicaid
AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians

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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.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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What’s wrong with Medicare physician payment?

From lack of inflation updates to broken budgeting rules, here are the basics on how patients’ access to physician care is being threatened.

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Medicare & Medicaid
AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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April 5, 2024: Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update

Reminder: MIPS EUC hardship applications due April 15 and more in the latest Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
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March 22, 2024: Advocacy Update spotlight on Change Healthcare cyberattack

Change Healthcare cyberattack: What physicians need to know and more in the latest Advocacy Update spotlight.

Advocacy Update
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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).

Council on Medical Service
AMA in Action: Reforming Medicare payment
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Advocacy in action: Leading the charge to reform Medicare pay

The current system is unsustainable, threatening patients’ access to doctors. Learn how the AMA is blocking pay cuts and building long-term solutions.

Medicare & Medicaid
AMA Update for Feb. 13, 2024: 2024 advocacy agenda: Medicare payment cuts, fixing prior auth, and reducing physician burnout
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2024 advocacy agenda: Medicare payment cuts, fixing prior auth, and reducing physician burnout

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about the top advocacy issues for 2024.

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Federal Advocacy
AMA Update
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2024 advocacy agenda: Medicare payment cuts, fixing prior auth, and reducing physician burnout [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about the top advocacy issues for 2024.

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Federal Advocacy
AMA Update Podcast