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.
Cross-state licensing process now live in 30 states
Learn how growth in physicians’ use of interstate medical licensure has corresponded with skyrocketing use of telehealth during the pandemic.
Telehealth resource center: 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.
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.