Physician payment reform: Council on Medical Service reports
Download PDFs of council reports that contribute to the policy options for reforming physician payment. Key council reports on this topic have addressed APMs, Medicaid expansion, the site-of-service differential and high-value care.
Delivery reform: Council on Medical Service reports
Download PDFs of council reports that advocate policies on emerging delivery systems that protect and foster the patient/physician relationship. Key Council reports on this topic have addressed patient-centered medical homes, precision medicine, APMs, telemedicine, and retail and store-based health clinics.
Medicare & Medicaid: Council on Medical Service reports
Download PDFs of council reports that anticipate and respond to Medicare and Medicaid program changes addressing such issues as program rules that impact medical practice, physician payment and the emergence of Alternative Payment Models (APMs).
Physician Practice Benchmark Survey
Download PDFs of the latest findings about shifts in medical practice ownership, physician practice structure and physician payment methods.
Medicare alternative payment models
Understand the choice of payment options MACRA offers physicians.
AMA advocacy efforts
The AMA advocates at the federal and state levels on key health care issues impacting patients and physicians. See updates of some of the recent efforts.
New bipartisan bill a crucial boost to Medicare value-based care
The House measure would make key changes to help more doctors take part in APMs. Learn how the AMA is leading the charge to reform Medicare pay.
5 ways to improve data sharing and advance value-based care
The AMA and organizations representing health insurers and ACOs are working to overcome the barriers to value-based care. Learn more.