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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of July 8, 2024

In the news: How health data could mitigate burnout, weight loss drug effectiveness, PBMs inflate drug cost, Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and more.

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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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June 28, 2024: National Advocacy Update

New exception for filing No Surprises Act claim due to Change Healthcare cyberattack and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

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Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of Council on Medical Service reports and issue briefs.

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Delivery reform: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that advocate policies on emerging delivery systems that protect and foster the patient/physician relationship. Key Council reports on this topic have addressed patient-centered medical homes, precision medicine, APMs, telemedicine, and retail and store-based health clinics.

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Health care costs & value: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have proposed strategies to address health care costs and promote value in health care spending.

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Drug coverage & spending: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have proposed strategies to address high and escalating prescription drug prices and costs, including promoting transparency and pharmaceutical market competition, combating anti-competitive practices, and outlining criteria for value-based pricing and prescription drug importation.

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Consumer-driven health care: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of key council reports that advance policies that emphasize patient choice and control of their health care by addressing high-value care, retail/store-based clinics, addiction treatment centers, genetic/genomic precision medicine, telemedicine, insurance coverage options, reference pricing, prescription drugs, and hospital care coordination.

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Health insurance: Council on Medical Service reports

Download PDFs of council reports that have proposed strategies to address health insurer actions that interfere with the patient/physician relationship and impact the practice of medicine. Such topics include prior authorization, covered benefits, and affordability of health insurance.

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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of March 11, 2024

In the news: Medicare drug price negotiations, ongoing fallout from hack of UnitedHealth’s Change Healthcare, data errors in maternal mortality rate and more.

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