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  • Tackling the overused prior authorization process
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AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series

AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series examines key advocacy issues from the federal and state levels impacting patients and physicians.

Federal Advocacy

Half the dues, all the AMA benefits!

  • Free access to JAMA Network™ and CME
  • Save hundreds on insurance
  • Fight for physicians and patient rights
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What patient-care experience do nurse practitioners have on day one?

Over 35% of family nurse practitioner students complete 10 or fewer adult comprehensive health histories in clinical training. Learn more.

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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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AMA advocacy efforts

The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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3 bills to expand scope for nurse practitioners die in committee

The AMA strongly opposed efforts to let Mississippi nurse practitioners provide care without physician supervision. Find out why.

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AMA Update for May 10, 2024: Scope creep in health care: 2024 trends and the latest scope of practice legislation in Mississippi
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Scope creep in health care: 2024 trends and the latest scope of practice legislation in Mississippi

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about the latest scope of practice legislation.

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Scope creep in health care: 2024 trends and the latest scope of practice legislation in Mississippi [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about the latest scope of practice legislation.

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AMA Update Podcast
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“Are you a doctor?” Why a straight answer is harder to come by

In a new book, Rebekah Bernard, MD, details the rise of “imposter doctors”—nonphysician providers practicing without physician supervision. Learn more.

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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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Are nurse practitioners easing shortages in underserved areas?

Years of research show the same story in state after state, regardless of their scope of practice laws. Dive deeper with the AMA.

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AMA in Action: Fighting scope creep
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Advocacy in action: Fighting scope creep

Inappropriate scope-of-practice expansions threaten patient safety. Patients deserve care led by physicians, and the AMA’s here to stop scope creep. Download PDFs of infographics.

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