Patient Support & Advocacy
AMA advocacy efforts: Removing obstacles to care
The AMA is advocating at the federal and state levels to remove obstacles to care.
Why we must create a better health care system for women physicians
The pandemic has placed even greater burdens on women physicians. As we mark Women in Medicine Month, the AMA is committed to making positive changes.
Sept. 2, 2022: National Advocacy Update
International Overdose Awareness Day underscores urgent need for change and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Myth or fact? Verbal orders are prohibited in health care
Can a physician or licensed independent practitioner give spoken orders? Discover what the AMA found when looking at federal regulations.
Scope of Practice
Team-based care model
Kevin D. Hopkins, MD, medical director at Cleveland Clinic, shares how the advanced team-based care model yielded positive patient and practice outcomes. Learn more in this episode of the AMA STEPS Forward® podcast.
Are verbal orders prohibited?
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and The Joint Commission (TJC) prohibit verbal orders.
Are commercial health plans required to adopt revisions to the E/M codes?
This regulatory myth examines if commercial payers are required to adopt the E/M office visit code revisions.
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