AMA analysis shows most physicians work outside of private practice
Share of physicians who work in physician-owned practices has dropped to less than 50%.
The AMA helps sustain the viability of private practice
Private practices have been struggling for years; the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the financial strain and burdensome regulatory requirements faced by physician practice owners. AMA advocacy, resources and research help private practices thrive.
Dec. 18, 2020: Advocacy Update other news
Most physicians now compensated in more than one way and more in the other news from Advocacy Update.
Most physicians now compensated through more than one method
As the percentage of employed physician rises, salary and productivity-based pay prevail as methods to compensate physicians, AMA research shows.
As challenges mount, AMA forms section for private practice doctors
The new AMA Private Practice Physicians Section will give doctors practicing independently a bigger voice within the House of Medicine.
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Fight Regulatory Burdens
AMA-inspired changes to office visit reporting will save the typical office-based physician 180 hours of documentation each year.