AMA Update for June 24, 2024: CMS final rule: Medicare diabetes screening changes and the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program
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CMS final rule: Medicare diabetes screening changes and the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program.

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Diabetes
AMA Update

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10 MIN READ

CMS final rule: Medicare diabetes screening changes and the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program.

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Diabetes
AMA Update Podcast
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100,000 “Dreamers” get boost in access to health care coverage

New rule means Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients can get covered at HealthCare.gov, but they’re still ineligible for Medicaid, CHIP.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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Demographic data can identify health inequities. Here’s how.

Using harm event data segmented by sociodemographic characteristics is a vital step toward addressing inequities in your health care organization.

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Health Equity
Health System Spotlight

Health equity in radiology training CME

Promote and improve health equity in medical imaging with the Radiology Health Equity Coalition.

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Health care coverage & choice: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have proposed strategies establishing the AMA vision for health system reform to cover the uninsured and expand health insurance coverage and choice.

Council on Medical Service
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Consumer-driven health care: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of key council reports that advance policies that emphasize patient choice and control of their health care by addressing high-value care, retail/store-based clinics, addiction treatment centers, genetic/genomic precision medicine, telemedicine, insurance coverage options, reference pricing, prescription drugs, and hospital care coordination.

Council on Medical Service
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Health insurance: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have proposed strategies to address health insurer actions that interfere with the patient/physician relationship and impact the practice of medicine. Such topics include prior authorization, covered benefits, and affordability of health insurance.

Council on Medical Service

Equity in Medical Health Care CME

Health care in America is beset by wide disparities and inequities. Learn how to promote and enhance equity in all health care fields while earning CME credits at your own pace.

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11 MIN READ

June 14, 2024: National Advocacy Update

Highlights from the 2024 AMA Annual Meeting and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
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To protect patients from harm, skip shame and blame

At Kaiser Permanente, a culture of respect and standardized, best-practice processes are the path forward to prevent adverse events. Learn more.

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Physician-Patient Relationship
Health System Spotlight