Oncology practice network meets patient needs—and saves money too
The National Cancer Care Alliance helps oncologists collaborate on practices that serve patients best, says founder and chair Barbara L. McAneny, MD.
Council on Medical Service reports
Download PDFs of Council on Medical Service reports and issue briefs.
U.S. health spending grows at slowest rate since 2013
While use of medical goods and services started to rebound in 2021, that was outpaced by drops in federal health spending. Dive deep into the trends with the AMA.
Trends in health care spending
Learn about the trends in health care spending and what the AMA is doing to reduce the rate of growth in health care spending.
The obscurity of health care pricing undermines trust in medicine
The lack of transparency around what care will cost can harm patients. Learn more the medical ethical dimensions of pricing opacity.
Pandemic helped drive health spending past $4 trillion in 2020
While patients stayed home and skipped nonurgent procedures, the government spent a lot more on public health. Learn more about the AMA’s analysis.
Nearly $1 billion in excess patient costs tied to physician turnover
$260 million of that is attributable to physician burnout. Discover AMA tools to help fight the burnout that leads to higher spending.
CPT® descriptors to comply with Transparency Rule for health plans and hospitals
AMA recommends hospitals and health plans use consumer friendly CPT code descriptors to comply with final rule requirements.