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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ways to get involved with AMA advocacy
Physicians can get involved in advocacy efforts alongside the AMA. Learn more and get involved now.
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.
Amid political divisions, physicians unify to protect patients
Doctors gather in the nation’s capital to press for fixes to Medicare payment, prior authorization and other priorities. Learn more with the AMA.