Delegates also push for effective opioid-use disorder in jails and prisons and emergency naloxone in public settings.
E-prescription cancellation should be standardized across EHRs, delegates say. They also push back on EHR-related pay penalties.
Interprofessional student teams at the University of North Carolina are working to advocate on behalf of the sickest patients.
The AMA will seek to ban unjustified prescription-drug “price gouging” and let pharmacists tell patients when their co-pay exceeds a drug’s cash price.
The AMA will urge more funding for hurricane-ravaged islands’ Medicaid programs, as well as temporary emergency CMS waivers.