The AMA details its response to CMS plans for the Quality Payment Program, with a strong focus on cutting red tape and making it easier and simpler for physicians to participate.
If allowed, the merger would likely harm competition in many health care markets, to the detriment of patients.
Citing AMA and others, California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says proposed merger would hurt competition in PBM, Medicare Part D markets.
The Litigation Center of the American Medical Association and State Medical Societies steps in when physicians face powerful adversaries, if legal precedents may be set, and when it is simply the right thing to do.
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.