Get FaceTime with Congress to hit on key pandemic relief measures
Lack of progress on COVID-19 financial relief is frustrating, but the Congressional recess offers a chance to connect with legislators that needs to be taken.
CMS payment policies & regulatory flexibilities during COVID-19 emergency
View the key actions the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services have taken in response to AMA to improve Medicare coverage of services and reduce regulatory burdens on physicians during the COVID-19 crisis.
Reporting appropriate use criteria in claims for Medicare patients
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) releases requirements for reporting appropriate use criteria (AUC) in claims for Medicare patients.
Medicare’s pandemic lifeline to physicians about to come due
Repayment terms of the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payment Program threaten practices’ financial survival. AMA seeks changes to the program for doctors.
Publications & Newsletters
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Aug. 3, 2020
In the news: Young adults with COVID-19 may take weeks to recover, review finds U.S. vaccines are safe and more.
Cutting Medicare pay during COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t make sense
Physicians practicing certain medical specialties, already facing severe economic strain, may be subject to big Medicare pay cuts in 2021.
Why telehealth progress could be erased if Congress fails to act
Most telehealth coverage for Medicare patients is set to expire. Here’s how to maintain seniors’ access to care while they stay safe at home.
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