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AMA applauds expanding health care access for ‘Dreamers’

The Biden Administration announced today that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals are eligible for purchase coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Immigration issues: Visas and green cards

The AMA opposes policies that create unnecessary stress for our IMG physicians and their families and exacerbate the physician workforce shortage by further limiting the ability of certain non-US citizen IMGs to receive a visa or green card.

Population Care
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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.

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What doctors wish patients knew about social isolation

Social isolation is a growing epidemic that can dangerously affect mental and physical health. Four physicians share how to combat social isolation.   

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

The AMA strongly supports the DACA program which protects more than 700,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation and enables them to obtain work permits.

Population Care
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Immigrant issues: Health and safety

The current undocumented immigration crisis is creating pressing medical issues at the southern border. Here’s how the AMA is advocating for the health and safety of undocumented immigrants.

Population Care
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Immigration issues: Public charge grounds and the presidential proclamation

The AMA opposes any rule, regulations or policy that would deter immigrants and/or their dependents from utilizing non-cash public benefits including but not limited to Medicaid, CHIP, WIC, and SNAP.

Population Care
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Southern border: Extension of family detention

The current undocumented immigration crisis is creating pressing medical issues at the southern border. Here’s how the AMA is advocating for the health and safety of undocumented immigrants.

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What doctors wish patients knew about loneliness and health

There’s a rise in loneliness, especially among younger people. Two psychiatrists share why loneliness is a public health issue and how to overcome it.

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