An AMA membership means you are...

  • Working to extinguish physician burnout
  • Leading the charge on Medicare payment reform
  • Tackling the overused prior authorization process
  • Supporting physician-led team-based care
  • #FightingForDocs
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How 9 medical specialties are advancing telehealth

Can we do that with telehealth? The answer is often yes. Learn how pediatricians, ob-gyns and other specialists are pushing forward with telehealth.

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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians

Put telehealth into practice

The AMA leads the charge to aggressively expand advocacy, research and resources that keep physician and patient needs at the forefront of telehealth delivery.

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New rules enable telemedicine treatment for opioid-use disorder

Telehealth flexibilities first enacted when COVID-19 hit are being made permanent as research shows they help save lives and expand treatment access.

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AMA telehealth policy, coding & payment

Download PDFs of the issue brief and other resources—the AMA’s telehealth quick guide outlines policy, CPT coding and payment considerations to keep in mind during COVID-19.

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AMA COVID-19 Guides
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How telehealth’s future came into clearer view in 2023

This year gave physicians a better idea of how telehealth services will be used, paid for and regulated. Learn more with the AMA.

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AMA Recovery Plan for Physicians
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Extending telehealth parity will advance patient care

Payers should extend coverage parity and fair and equitable pay policies across the full range of clinical services—no matter how they are delivered.

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Leadership Viewpoints
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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.

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AMA in Action: Supporting telehealth
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Advocacy in action: Supporting telehealth

Download issue brief, report and model legislation PDFs. Telehealth is a vital way to deliver high-quality care. The AMA is fighting to permanently remove restrictions on telehealth coverage and payment. 

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Nov. 17, 2023: Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update

2024 Medicare Physician Payment Schedule final rule released and more in the latest Medicare Payment Reform Advocacy Update.

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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. Download PDF of the Overdose Epidemic Report.

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