What doctors wish patients knew about long COVID
Even mild SARS-CoV-2 infection can lead to long COVID. And with the transmissibility of the Omicron variant, patients may be concerned about the condition.
Long a headache, health IT shows capacity to empower amid COVID-19
Learn with the AMA how the pandemic has given rise to a new understanding of how health IT can further medical research and patient care.
More resources needed to help millions living with “long COVID”
Funding and research needed to support and provide care to patients with post viral syndromes such as long COVID. AMA policy addresses shortcomings.
ICD, CPT and more: A coding primer for medical residents
Codes complete the patient medical record. Some basic knowledge and simple steps will give resident physicians confidence in doing their part.
How to improve screening for social determinants of health
Most doctors and hospitals aren’t yet screening patients on issues such as housing or transportation needs. Learn more from the AMA on how to change that.
New ICD-10 codes will help physicians tackle social barriers to care
AMA, UnitedHealthcare will work to address the social factors that affect patients’ health by standardizing data collection on their social determinants of health.
UNH and the AMA collaborate to address access to better health
UNH and AMA support data use for social determinants of health to improve social services referrals and build efforts to help the underserved get health care.
Medicare penalty relief follows quality reporting mix-up
The AMA brings to light a coding-update glitch that could have led to unfairly applied penalties.