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Ways to get involved with AMA advocacy

Physicians can get involved in advocacy efforts alongside the AMA. Learn more and get involved now.

Federal Advocacy

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.

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AMA advocacy efforts

The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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Jan. 12, 2024: Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update

Clock is ticking on reversing Medicare physician payment cuts and more in the latest Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update.

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AMA Advocacy Insights webinar series: The latest on Medicare payment legislation

Learn about what’s happening with Medicare payment as the new year begins and what the AMA is doing to fight for legislative solutions in this AMA Advocacy Insights webinar.

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Advocacy Insights Webinar Series
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Current Medicare payment system on unsustainable path: Contact Congress

The Medicare payment system is on an unsustainable path. Find materials to contact members of Congress to let them know the Medicare physician payment system needs reform.

Medicare & Medicaid
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AMA fights against Medicare cuts, defending practices & access to care

Learn how AMA fights against Medicare cuts and defends physician practices and patients’ access to care.

Medicare & Medicaid
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Big step forward in Congress to fix prior authorization

The powerful House Ways and Means Committee has advanced provisions to overhaul the prior-authorization process that delays patients’ access to care.

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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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​​​​​​​June 30, 2023: Advocacy Update spotlight on prior authorization regulations

Majority of Congress urges CMS to finalize and strengthen prior authorization regulations and more in the latest Advocacy Update spotlight.

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Physicians unite to back cornerstone of Medicare pay overhaul

Linking Medicare physician pay updates to inflation is the first of a three-part plan for a more sustainable system. Learn more with the AMA.

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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians