Hospitals and physician offices should be off-limits to ICE officials because their presence can deter patients living here illegally from seeking care.
Physicians want to better understand what’s behind the distressing trend and how to reverse it. Through advocacy and prevention initiatives, the AMA aims to help patients live longer, healthier lives.
Website delays, lack of timely notification on MIPS eligibility make it difficult for physicians to meet full-year reporting requirements.
What the U.S. spends on medical care is again under the microscope. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance to help physicians exercise proper stewardship of health care resources.
The proposed rule would undermine patient access to medical care and information, the AMA said in a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar.
In health plans’ overused and inefficient requirements, physicians see more than just an administrative burden. They see real-life consequences for patient care.