American Medical Association

Mar 15 | Jeff Lagasse
Americans average a whopping $9,403 per person in annual healthcare spending, which is much more than…
Senators move to increase healthcare price transparency
Mar 02 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Group that includes Republican and physician Bill Cassidy, Chuck Grassley and Claire…
Anthem rescinds reimbursement policy that would have cut payments
Feb 23 | Susan Morse
The company had planned to reduce by 25 percent payments for evaluation and management services reported with…
Feb 21 | Jessica Davis
While EHRs were implemented with the idea that they would reduce administrative costs, Harvard and Duke researchers found primary care…
genome editing
Jan 24 | Susan Morse
Somatic Cell Genome Editing is aimed at speeding up the time it takes for technology to be used in treatment.
AHA, AMA, MGMA take aim at prior authorization process
Jan 23 | Beth Jones Sanborn
The medical associations identified five opportunities to make immediate reform.
Jan 18 | Jeff Lagasse
There was little evidence that the program made a dent in readmissions, observation stays, outpatient use or ER…
Nov 28, 2017 | Susan Morse
Insurers, providers, pharma urge CMS to reconsider allowing states to set essential health benefit benchmarks.
outcome health lawsuit
Nov 20, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
American Medical Association, the American Epilepsy Society and CancerCare have all officially…
Nov 20, 2017 | Beth Jones Sanborn
Resolution 232, adopted this week by the AMA House of Delegates, argues for the legal designation of healthcare…