AMA News

May 23, 2018

Citing the need for unfiltered communication between doctors and patients, the AMA objects strongly to proposal to withhold family planning funding.

Recent Articles

Apr 25, 2018

Hospitals and physician offices should be off-limits to ICE officials because their presence can deter patients living here illegally from seeking care.

Apr 24, 2018

AMA joins brief supporting effort to block nationality-based restrictions on immigration and travel. Physicians from Syria and Iran alone handle 14 million patient visits annually.

Apr 20, 2018

Though at higher risk of intimate partner violence, women and girls living here illegally could be reluctant to seek care because of health care reporting mandates.

Apr 20, 2018

The AMA created model legislation that state lawmakers can use to address increasingly burdensome prior-authorization requirements.

Apr 20, 2018

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.