AMA in the News
AMA in the News: August 2021
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for August 2021.
VA standards for health professionals threaten veterans’ care
Action by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement practice standards has unintended consequences that jeopardize health care for veterans.
Medicare & Medicaid
Todd Askew on proposed rule for Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Todd Askew about advocacy efforts on issues that matter to physicians.
July 30, 2021: National Advocacy Update
AMA advocates to improve maternal health and more in the latest National Advocacy Update.
AMA advocacy to improve maternal health
The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.
Scope of Practice
Why VA’s move to nationalize standards of practice is misguided
The VA’s Supremacy Project threatens to undermine confidence in care provided to veterans by superseding state scope-of-practice and licensure laws.
AMA: VA misfires on standards for oversight of health care professionals
These back-of-the-envelope standards will have the unintended consequence of reducing the quality of health care for veterans.
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