AMA to push for better access to opioid-use disorder treatments
The AMA will advocate sustained funding for evidence-based care and support research to help bring more treatments into the primary care setting.
CMS payment policies & regulatory flexibilities during COVID-19 emergency
View the key actions the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services have taken in response to AMA to improve Medicare coverage of services and reduce regulatory burdens on physicians during the COVID-19 crisis.
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic
Physicians’ progress toward ending the nation’s drug overdose and death epidemic.
Physicians to HHS: Here’s how to improve prior authorization
AMA voices support for proposed federal operating rules that boost automation of prior-authorization processes, but adds that there is still more work to be done.
Payment & Delivery Models
Efforts to fix prior auth move ahead in Congress, states
The AMA and the Michigan State Medical Society partner to get state and federal prior-authorization reforms passed so patient care is not delayed.
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AMA in the News: August 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for August 2020.
AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Weekly case numbers and details about a new saliva-based test
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the latest numbers and trends, including a new saliva-based test.
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