AMA STEPS Forward®
Practice innovation strategies: Practice models
This collection of AMA STEPS Forward® Practice Innovation Strategies offers the resources physicians need to start and sustain a successful private practice.
AMA private practice sustainability: Getting started
The health care landscape is changing rapidly, driven by payment reform, regulatory changes, technology and consumer demands, among other factors. AMA resources help make private practice a viable option for physicians.
Payment & Delivery Models
Doctor participation in ACOs, medical homes grows amid pandemic
Learn how trends in doctor participation in ACOs, medical homes and alternative payment methods differ by practice ownership and physician specialty.
Medicare & Medicaid
13.9 billion ways COVID-19 has affected Medicare spending
Spending on services listed in 2020 Medicare physician payment schedule was $13.9 billion lower than expected, says a new AMA report.
7 physician private practice success stories you should know
The AMA offers great resources to help physicians get started in private practice. Learn how these doctors have thrived in this setting.
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.
Private practices still play big part in primary care
Despite consolidation in health care, about one-third of family doctors deliver care in independent practices. Learn more with the AMA.
Fight Regulatory Burdens
AMA-inspired changes to office visit reporting will save the typical office-based physician 180 hours of documentation each year.