Why audio-only telehealth visits must continue
Phone visits have been a lifeline for vulnerable patients amid COVID-19 and payment for them should be maintained after the pandemic’s over.
What physicians need to do to optimize telehealth after pandemic
Learn with the AMA about the key issues that must be resolved to allow digital health to flourish long after COVID-19 is just a horrible memory.
Feb. 26, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA urges Biden Administration to include physician offices in COVID-19 vaccine distribution and administration plans and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
Why medical students are out to cut telehealth’s red tape
Telehealth is one of three key issues that medical students will be advancing in congressional meetings. Learn more with the AMA.
5 big issues for physicians on Capitol Hill in 2021
This year physicians’ visits are virtual, but advocacy in areas such as health coverage and telehealth hit very close to home.
Telehealth research & key resources: AMA policy resources
Telehealth provides a way for physicians to provide care while keeping patients safe in their homes. Learn about AMA Policies on telehealth and related topics to telehealth services.
COVID-19: AMA's recent and ongoing advocacy efforts
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association has been the leading physician and patient ally. Learn more about recent and ongoing efforts.
Help Move Medicine
Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.