Complex and Rapidly Changing Payment Models Challenge Physician Practices, Study Finds
October 24, 2018 09:30 ET | American Medical Association
Washington, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Physician payment models are becoming more complex and the pace of change is increasing, creating challenges for physician practices that might...
New AMA Policy Reflects Physician and Patient Frustration over Ongoing Drug Shortages
June 12, 2018 11:49 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, June 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Responding to ongoing national drug shortages that threaten patient care and safety, physicians gathered at the Annual Meeting of the American Medical...
Anthem, Inc And American Medical Association Pursue Collaboration To Help Create Positive Change To The Health Care System
March 02, 2018 09:00 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO and INDIANAPOLIS, March 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Health care affordability is one of the biggest challenges facing patients and doctors today.   With a shared goal to help patients have...
Physician Survey Reveals Need for Physicians and Health Plans to Work Together to Ensure Better Network Directory Accuracy
February 27, 2018 09:30 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to a survey released today by the American Medical Association (AMA) and LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, more than half of U.S. physicians (52...
Health Care Leaders Collaborate to Streamline Prior Authorization and Improve Timely Access to Treatment
January 17, 2018 05:00 ET | American Medical Association
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Physicians, pharmacists, medical groups, hospitals, and health insurance providers are working together to improve prior authorization processes for...
Nation’s Physicians Support 12.6 Million Jobs, Contribute $2.3 Trillion in Economic Activity
January 08, 2018 05:00 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, Jan. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Physicians add opportunity, growth and prosperity to the national economy by creating 12.6 million jobs and generating $2.3 trillion in economic activity,...
AMA and MAG Support Georgia Insurance Commissioner's Defense of Prompt-Pay Law
March 25, 2013 09:03 ET | American Medical Association
ATLANTA, March 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) and the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) have filed a friend-of-the-court brief in federal court backing...
AMA Announces $10 Million Initiative to Change the Way Future Physicians are Trained
January 17, 2013 17:16 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced a $10 million competitive grant initiative to attract bold, innovative projects to transform the way...
AMA Enhances Genetic Testing Registry
January 17, 2013 12:09 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, Jan. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Medical Association (AMA) announced an agreement with the National Library of Medicine that will enhance the National Institutes of Health's...
AMA: Inaction From Congress Inexcusable, Leaves Medicare Patients and Physicians Who Care for Them at Risk
December 19, 2012 17:36 ET | American Medical Association
CHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Statement attributable to: Jeremy Lazarus, M.D., President, American Medical Association "Only 12 days before their January 1 deadline, Congress...