Cost concerns too often prevent patients from pursing evidence-based care their doctors recommend. The AMA details tools, insurance plan designs and advocacy initiatives that can help.
The new policy aims to identify patterns and target help for doctors and medical students experiencing distress.
The AMA House of Delegates adopted policy on front-of-package nutrition labels, food-allergen packaging and the accessibility of information on animal-derived medical products.
States should require relevant mental health records be reported to national database, the AMA says.
Outpatient charity care should determine 340B program eligibility as part of a revised formula for the federal program, physicians say.