AMA announced policies adopted on final day of Special Meeting
Welfare work requirements, immigration, vaccine privacy & more covered.
Patient Support & Advocacy
AMA advocacy 2020-2021 efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of our some of our recent efforts.
May 21, 2021: National Advocacy Update
COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act enacted and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
March 26, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA asks FEMA to include physician offices in vaccine distribution efforts and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Biden stops defense of rule that put immigrants’ health at risk
AMA and others challenged 2019 “public charge” rule that penalized immigrants living legally in U.S. for getting health and nutrition benefits.
AMA statement on JAMA podcast and tweet
Recent podcast and tweet published by JAMA inconsistent with the policies and views of AMA.
AMA in the News
AMA in the News: February 2021
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for February 2021.
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