An AMA membership means you are...

  • Working to extinguish physician burnout
  • Leading the charge on Medicare payment reform
  • Tackling the overused prior authorization process
  • Supporting physician-led team-based care
  • #FightingForDocs
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Current Medicare payment system on unsustainable path: Contact Congress

The Medicare payment system is on an unsustainable path. Find materials to contact members of Congress to let them know the Medicare physician payment system needs reform.

Medicare & Medicaid

Your powerful ally

The AMA helps physicians build a better future for medicine, advocating in the courts and on the Hill to remove obstacles to patient care and confront today’s greatest health crises.

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AMA welcomes bipartisan letter to fend off Medicare cuts

AMA hopes letter’s promise becomes reality in the next few weeks.

Press Releases
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Feb. 23, 2024: Advocacy Update spotlight on the 2024 National Advocacy Conference 

Highlights from the 2024 AMA National Advocacy Conference and more in the latest Advocacy Update spotlight.

Advocacy Update
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Key House members see hope to reverse Medicare pay cut—in part

Everyone in Congress—in both parties—now understands the Medicare physician pay system “is a huge problem,” says Indiana Rep. Larry Bucshon, MD.

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Medicare & Medicaid
AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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What doctors wish patients knew about Medicare physician payment

Medicare physician payment is not keeping up with inflation. This has repercussions for patients’ access to care. Learn more with the AMA.

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Medicare & Medicaid
What Doctors Wish Patients Knew™
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AMA honors Indiana congressman with Government Service Award

The AMA honored Rep. Larry Bucshon with the Award for Outstanding Government Service for his work on Medicare payment and prior authorization issues.

Press Releases
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Feb. 9, 2024: Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update

New resources available to Fix Medicare Now and more in the latest Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
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Feb. 9, 2024: National Advocacy Update

Congress introduces the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Reauthorization Act and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
Fix Medicare now
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Congress must act now to stop Medicare cuts

Health care for tens of millions of patients is in jeopardy unless Congress acts immediately to reform the flawed and outdated Medicare payment system. 

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Leadership Viewpoints