Time to revamp CDC’s problematic 2016 opioid Rx guideline
The CDC should remove arbitrary thresholds, restore balance and support comprehensive, compassionate care as it revises the guideline later this year.
What every U.S. employer can do to help end the overdose epidemic
The nation saw a record-high tally of drug-overdose deaths during the pandemic. Employers play a vital role in prevention. Learn more with the AMA.
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Todd Askew on proposed rule for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Todd Askew about advocacy efforts on issues that matter to physicians.
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AMA in the News: July 2021
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for July 2021.
July 30, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA advocates to improve maternal health and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
July 30, 2021: State Advocacy Update
Educating prescribers and medical students about buprenorphine treatment for OUD and more in the latest State Advocacy Update.
AMA backs update to CDC opioid prescribing guidelines
The AMA is urging the CDC to remove arbitrary thresholds, restore balance and support comprehensive, compassionate care as it revises the guidelines.
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