A pair of health care economists conclude that the AMA-RUC is not overly biased against primary care specialties in its Medicare payment recommendations.
The proposed merger of the pharmacy chain and insurance giant would harm competition in nearly 90 percent of Medicare Part D regional markets, the AMA says.
A 45-year-old man is brought to the ED after being struck by a car. He is intoxicated and combative, but has a Glasgow Coma Scale score of 15. What’s the best next step?
If juries can’t hear testimony about known complications, physicians could be liable for injuries even if they did everything right, physicians tell court.
There is an urgent need to recognize the economic benefits of investing in children, because their dramatically scarce numbers threaten the well-being of older Americans and place a strain on the economy.
Longtime AMA member Niva Lubin-Johnson, MD, talks about how to manage patients with prediabetes and diabetes to improve health outcomes for minority patients.
Long-term studies of vaping are needed, and e-cigs’ ingredients should be made public, physicians say.
Racial segregation in housing and chronic homelessness are detrimental to health and contribute to disparities.
AMA wants legislation to limit such marketing. Physicians also call for language-appropriate sex ed for students who lack English proficiency.
A pathway is being developed to encourage the use of digital health tools that will be needed as the nation gets older and its pool of caregivers shrinks.