The American Medical Association and RAND Corp. release findings from a study assessing how physicians view new pay models. Also this week, earnings season continues.
The CMS is seeking input on whether it should expand Medicare coverage for blood pressure monitoring devices. Up to 55% of the Medicare population has hypertension, according to federal data.
The AMA has renewed its Accelerating Change in Medical Education Consortium for another three years. The 32 medical schools will continue to receive grant funding and support from the AMA to change their curriculums.
Healthcare associations are trying to make their membership prices and structures more attractive by adding cheaper, a la carte membership options.
An American Medical Association analysis determined the CVS-Aetna merger would substantially weaken competition and raise prices for Medicare Part D prescription drug plans and pharmacy benefit management services.
For the first time in the AMA's history, the group elected women as president and president-elect. Dr. Patrice Harris will be the next president after Dr. Barbara L. McAneny serves a year in the top office.
The American Medical Association's House of Delegates this year took big steps toward addressing gun violence and the opioid epidemic. But other issues, such as sexual misconduct by doctors, made less progress.
The American Medical Association's House of Delegates elected Dr. Patrice Harris to become its next president in 2019, becoming the first black woman to lead the organization in its 171-year history.
The American Medical Association voted Tuesday in favor of supporting a ban on all assault-style weapons as part of a sweeping agenda focused on addressing gun violence.
The American Medical Association's governing body seems to be rethinking the group's stance on physician-assisted suicide.
The American Medical Association and the American Society of Addiction Medicine have developed a new way to reimburse physicians who treat patients for opioid use disorder.
The American Medical Association wants more frequent screenings of pregnant and postpartum women for depression.