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Hold health plans accountable for physician network inadequacies

Narrow health-plan networks make it harder for patients to get care and add to physicians’ burdens. Learn about the AMA’s plan for change.

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Evidence on inaccurate directories piles up. It’s time to act.

“Ghost networks” of physicians and other health professionals delay patients’ access to care and can mask bigger problems. Learn more with the AMA.

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Identifying and Responding to Credentialing Complexities
Feb 1, 2023 ·
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Today's Red Flags: Identifying and Responding to Credentialing Complexities

Register for this credential process webinar on Feb. 1 and learn how to identify potential red flags and document appropriately the follow-up work.

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How to fix the persistent inaccurate health plan directory problem

Patients use health plan directories to help choose a physician and often do not find the correct information. The AMA and CAQH outline a path forward.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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Provider networks & access to care

Download the report, issue brief and other resources to protect patient’s access to quality care and improve transparency in provider networks.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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New surprise-billing law on the way: What doctors must know

Learn what’s required of physicians and other providers and how disputes with health plans will be settled under the new No Surprises Act.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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Federal action on surprise medical bills: What doctors should know

Patients will be protected from unexpected medical costs and physicians will have a process to challenge inadequate out-of-network insurance payment.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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3 MIN READ

Include all credentialed physicians in hospital find-a-doctor searches

Some independently practicing physicians have been wrongly excluded. These search functions should operate in a fair, equal and unbiased fashion.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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New AMA policy fills gap for hospital website inclusion standards

Standards respond to concerns that hospital websites and search functions may selectively omit some physicians.

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