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AMA advocacy to improve maternal health

The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Download the PDFs and learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.

Population Care

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Bill adds 1,000 GME slots to address drug-overdose epidemic

Slots would go to addiction medicine, addiction psychiatry or pain medicine programs. Meanwhile, the DOCTORS Act reallocates unused Conrad 30 waivers.

GME Funding
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AMA report on overdose crisis in pregnant and postpartum people

The report contains recommendations for state policymakers to improve access to care for pregnant and postpartum people with opioid use disorder.

Press Releases
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Feb. 23, 2024: State Advocacy Update

AMA urges continued support for New York’s Committee for Physician Health and more in the latest State Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update

Meet new DEA training requirement

Satisfy the new eight-hour MATE Act training requirement on treating patients with opioid or other substance use disorders with CME from AMA Ed Hub™.

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AMA honors former Maine state rep with Government Service Award

At the National Advocacy Conference, the AMA presented former Maine State Rep. Richard A. Evans, M.D., with the AMA Award for Outstanding Government Service.

Press Releases
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AMA applauds rule removing barriers to care for opioid use disorder

The final rule by the Department of Health and Human Services makes permanent changes to opioid use disorder medication prescribing.

Press Releases
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Add flexibility on buprenorphine Rx for opioid-use disorder

Nation’s worsening opioid-overdose epidemic prompts AMA call to eliminate buprenorphine dose limits to provide adequate treatment. Learn more.

Overdose Epidemic
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Jan. 26, 2024: National Advocacy Update

Bipartisan Substance Use Disorder Workforce Act reintroduced in the House and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update
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Dec. 15, 2023: State Advocacy Update

Massachusetts launches statewide effort to remove stigmatizing questions from credentialing processes and more in the latest State Advocacy Update.

Advocacy Update