Relief from administrative burden key to proposed Medicare fee schedule
The AMA appreciates Administrator Seema Verma and CMS proposing policy changes that prioritize patients over paperwork and let doctors be doctors.
E-prescribing controlled substances: Here’s why the clicks add up
70% of physicians e-prescribe, but only 20% can e-prescribe controlled substances. The AMA is asking EHR vendors for action to help change that.
Verma: CMS seeks less health care regulation, more competition
In a speech to the AMA House of Delegates, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma touts agency’s efforts to cut physicians’ administrative burdens.
7 big reasons why EHRs consume physicians’ days and nights
Doctors spend nearly twice as much time on EHR and clerical work as they do on direct patient care. Discover the complicated story behind that sobering stat.
Clinics use team care to cut time doctors spend on clerical tasks
Care team coordinators can help with medication reconciliation, preventive care reminders and other tasks that don’t require a physician’s involvement.
Ancillary staff and/or patient documentation myth
Who on the care team can document components of E/M services and what is the physician required to do?
8 physician advocacy wins that set the stage for 2019
Despite D.C. turmoil, doctors score key victories at national, state levels on physician payment, gun violence, regulatory relief and more. Find out the AMA’s 2019 policy targets.
Debunking Regulatory Myths
The AMA has provided regulatory clarifications to physicians and their care teams. This effort is to aid physicians in their day-to-day practice environment.
CMS moves on E/M: 3 things physicians should know
Learn about the major victories for physicians in the 2019 Medicare physician fee schedule, especially on payment for evaluation-and-management services.