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State advocacy

Download an Advocacy Resource Center brochure PDF to learn how the AMA is relentlessly working to advance important state legislative issues that protect patients and physicians.

State Advocacy

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  • Free access to JAMA Network™ and CME
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  • Fight for physicians and patient rights
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Jan. 12, 2024: National Advocacy Update

Year end brings windfall of No Surprises Act updates—including reopening of IDR portal for all dispute types and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
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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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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
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Nov. 17, 2023: Advocacy Update spotlight on the 2023 AMA Interim Meeting

Highlights from the 2023 AMA Interim Meeting and more in the latest Advocacy Update spotlight.

Advocacy Update
Speaker Lisa Egbert, MD, and Vice Speaker John Armstrong, MD, during opening session of 2023 Interim Meeting of HOD
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Highlights from the 2023 AMA Interim Meeting

Track the news and key moments from the AMA House of Delegates’ meeting, which ran Nov. 10–14.

Interim Meeting
Delegates at the 2023 Interim Meeting HOD
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Hold health plans accountable for physician network inadequacies

Narrow health-plan networks make it harder for patients to get care and add to physicians’ burdens. Learn about the AMA’s plan for change.

Access to Care
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AMA urges new standards for health plan network adequacy

The AMA House of Delegates voted to adopt AMA policy supporting establishment and enforcement of standard to strengthen network adequacy.

Press Releases
Woman and child patients, both wearing masks, waiting to be seen by doctor.
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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.

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