AMA and CMA praise Atty. Gen. Becerra for supporting MAT
American Medical Association, California Medical Association praise California attorney general call for helping patients struggling with substance use disorder.
Life-saving treatment bill advanced in state hit hard by opioid epidemic
Kentucky becomes latest state taking action to remove “senseless” insurance company barriers to opioid-use disorder treatment.
Physician groups praise panel passage bill to end prior authorization
Leading physician groups applauded a Kentucky House committee for advancing a bill making it easier for people with addiction to opioids to receive treatment.
Study of Colorado’s Efforts to Reverse Opioid Epidemic
The AMA, Colorado Medical Society and Manatt Health release study of Colorado’s meaningful efforts to reverse the opioid epidemic.
Landmark deal on medication-assisted treatment a model for nation
A breakthrough in Pennsylvania eliminates prior authorization for lifesaving treatment for opioid-use disorder. Every other state should follow suit.
Study of Pennsylvania commonwealth efforts to reverse opioid epidemic
AMA, Pennsylvania Medical Society and Manatt Health release analysis of progress made, recommend next steps for policymakers, insurers and physicians.
5 ways the midterms shook up the U.S. health care agenda for 2019
Prescription-drug pricing, gun violence and ACA-stabilization efforts are among the issues that could see new life next year.
How to refer a patient with opioid-use disorder to a specialist
Your patient has an opioid-use disorder. Here’s how to find evidence-based care.
5 reasons to read the surgeon general’s opioid epidemic report
The AMA calls on the nation’s physicians to read this timely new report from the U.S. surgeon general. Find out what you will learn from America’s top doctor.