How the AMA’s pressing on all fronts to fix prior authorization
Prior authorization gobbles up valuable physician time and delays access to care. Learn from AMA experts about promising efforts to change things.
44% drop in opioid Rx since 2011, but overdoses spike. Here’s why.
Learn what’s really driving the worsening epidemic of drug-related overdoses and deaths, and how the AMA is working fervently to end it.
Bobby Mukkamala, MD, reviews the 2021 Overdose Epidemic Report
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Bobby Mukkamala, MD, on findings from the 2021 Overdose Epidemic Report.
Sept. 24, 2021: State Advocacy Update
Texas enacts gold carding law for prior authorization and more in the latest State Advocacy Update.
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose epidemic
Learn more about physicians’ actions toward ending the nation’s drug-related overdose and death epidemic—and what still needs to be done.
Report shows decreases in opioid prescribing, increase in overdoses
The AMA is urging policymakers to join physicians to reduce mortality and improve patient outcomes by removing barriers to evidence-based care.
New physician “gold card” law will cut prior authorization delays
Breakthrough law means doctors with a 90% prior authorization approval rate are exempt from certain requirements. Learn more with the AMA.
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