AMA statement on newly released Open Payments data
The AMA remains committed to transparency and the availability of information for patients to make informed decisions about their medical care.
Medicare claims data release
Increase understanding of the AMA's position on CMS' release of Medicare-billed charges and payment data.
AMA disappointed CMS moving ahead with problematic info on website
The AMA is dismayed that CMS is moving forward today with adding incomplete and potentially inaccurate information to its Physician Compare website.
AMA guide for media reporting on “open payments” data release
Media should verify the accuracy of data; understand the context of financial relationships between physicians and industry when reporting on open payments data.
AMA adopts policies to improve data and price transparency
Two new AMA policies aim to ensure access to meaningful health information and to improve patients' health literacy and understanding of health care pricing.
Doctors vote for improved data, price transparency measures
Physicians at the 2015 AMA Annual Meeting voted to adopt new policies to improve data and price transparency. The principles will help the AMA improve the quality of patient care and promote new payment and delivery.
6 things to know about Medicare's claim data release
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released data on the medical services physicians provide and how much they are paid under Medicare Part B fee for service. Here are some of the most important things to know about the claim data release.
AMA statement on 2015 Medicare Part B data release
The AMA is committed to transparency that ensures patients and physicians have access to the data they need to make informed medical decisions.