AMA: Modify proposed fee schedule to reflect pandemic challenges
Our comments are intended to ensure physicians can continue providing the highest quality care for Medicare beneficiaries during and after this emergency.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: AMA asks CDC to consider new testing prioritization guidance
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 with updates on AMA’s current advocacy efforts around COVID-19 including test shortages and relief funding.
Independent Payment Advisory Board
Gain more insight into the AMA's successful fight to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board provision of the Affordable Care Act.
2018 Medicare payment cuts for clinical testing
New payment rates went into effect on Jan. 1, 2018 for rapid point-of-care testing performed in a physician’s office.
Medicare pay should recognize value of surgeons' office visits
The AMA will take a deeper dive into one aspect of the proposal from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Payment & Delivery Models
How to avoid a payment penalty in 2018 MIPS
Physicians must score a minimum of 15 points in 2018 to avoid a Medicare pay cut in 2020. An AMA resource shows how to do it.
Physicians oppose Medicare E/M payment collapse proposal
Doctors support the Medicare “Patients Over Paperwork” initiative, but warn that proposed E/M pay changes could hurt doctors caring for the sickest patients.
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