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.
Prioritize health coverage continuity as pandemic emergency ends
Uninsured patients live sicker and die younger, and their ranks are set to grow by up to 14 million if states don’t act now to keep people covered.
AMA agrees with court: Arbitration rules conflict with No Surprises Act
Rules for settling physician-insurer disputes ignore the direction of Congress.
Relentlessly working to advance important state legislative issues that protect patients and physicians.
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.
How Medicare Advantage plans wrongly deny prior auth requests
Prior-authorization requests met Medicare’s clinical coverage criteria and were still denied, the OIG found. Learn how the AMA is tackling prior auth.
AMA: Patients to benefit from Biden Administration Medicare Advantage
In a letter today, the AMA supported the Biden Administration’s proposal for Medicare Advantage network adequacy.
Jan. 21, 2022: National Advocacy Update
Renewal of Public Health Emergency and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.