The Litigation Center of the American Medical Association and State Medical Societies fought existential threats, parried “artful pleadings” in 2017.
State Supreme Court reverses appellate decision, rejects legal maneuver that would allow hospitals to be sued over doctor-credentialing decisions.
The AMA took a leading role in the year-plus fight against two health insurance mega-mergers. The effort paid off with courtroom victories in 2017.
California Medical Association honors AMA, Litigation Center for aid in lawsuit testing medical staff self-governance. The case awaits resolution.
A Hawaii court will decide what makes a physician eligible for higher Medicaid primary care payments. The outcome could worsen a physician shortage.