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AMA advocacy to improve maternal health

The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Download the PDFs and learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.

Population Care

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.

Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan speaking at the AMA National Advocacy Conference
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FTC eyes how “middlemen” contribute to generic drug shortages

“Corporate middlemen can have an outsized say in how you do your jobs as physicians,” Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan tells doctors.

Public Health
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Banning health plan EFT fees could save practices big

U.S. senators introduce bill to stop health plans, vendors from charging unnecessary 2% to 5% fees when physicians opt to get payments electronically.

Claims Processing
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AMA advocacy events

Collaborating and networking to advocate for patients and the medical profession.

Federal Advocacy
Chiquita Brooks-LaSure
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New prior authorization reforms show power of physician advocacy

In $15 billion CMS regulatory win on prior authorization, physicians’ voices made a huge difference. Who says? CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure.

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Prior Authorization
AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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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
Indiana Rep. Larry Bucshon, MD, speaking at 2024 National Advocacy Conferene (NAC
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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
AMA Update for Feb. 13, 2024: 2024 advocacy agenda: Medicare payment cuts, fixing prior auth, and reducing physician burnout
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2024 advocacy agenda: Medicare payment cuts, fixing prior auth, and reducing physician burnout

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about the top advocacy issues for 2024.

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Federal Advocacy
AMA Update
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2024 advocacy agenda: Medicare payment cuts, fixing prior auth, and reducing physician burnout [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about the top advocacy issues for 2024.

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Federal Advocacy
AMA Update Podcast