AMA Update for Jan. 18, 2024: What does Medicare cost? How physician pay cuts in 2024 impact patient care with Alice Coombs, MD
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What does Medicare cost? How physician pay cuts in 2024 impact patient care with Alice Coombs, MD

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about how Medicare pay cuts in 2024 impact patient care.

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Medicare & Medicaid
AMA Update

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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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What does Medicare cost? How physician pay cuts in 2024 impact patient care with Alice Coombs, MD [Podcast]

The AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians and patients. Learn more about how Medicare pay cuts in 2024 impact patient care.

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Medicare & Medicaid
AMA Update Podcast
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Jan. 8, 2024

In the news: FDA allows first state to import Canadian drugs, severe blood shortage, pandemic surge in ADHD prescriptions and more. 

Publications & Newsletters
Pills tumbling out of a prescription bottle
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Time for new ideas to address rising drug shortages

Drug shortages are at highest levels since 2014. Learn about AMA policy to address the shortages that negatively affect patient care across the U.S.

Public Health
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4 MIN READ

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.

Council on Medical Service
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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.

Council on Medical Service
Balanced pills and supplements
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4 MIN READ

A handful of PBMs have nearly 70% share in 3 product markets

New evidence sheds light on the need for more transparency and oversight of pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) policies and practices. Learn more.

Patient Support & Advocacy
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AMA finds competition decline among drug middlemen

AMA releases updated analysis of competition and vertical integration in commercial PBM markets

Press Releases
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AMA Advocacy issue briefs

Download PDFs of issue briefs that summarize key health policy issues by providing concise and digestible content for both relevant stakeholders and those who may know little about the topic.

Federal Advocacy