Healthcare Associations

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Healthcare groups react to Medicare cuts remaining in $1.7T spending bill

The American Medical Association said its members are "extremely disappointed and dismayed" that Congress did not act in time. The Medical Group Management Association shared a similar message. 

December 21, 2022
Claire Ernst, director of government affairs, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), explains the list of priorities for the association. These include staving off the large, planned 2023 Medicare reimbursement cuts, fighting for continuation of reimbursements for telehealth, and revamping prior authorizations.

VIDEO: Top priorities for the Medical Group Management Association in 2022

Claire Ernst, director of government affairs, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), explains the list of priorities for the association, include staving off the large Medicare reimbursement cuts, continuation of telehealth reimbursements, and revamping prior authorizations. 

December 20, 2022
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AMA, state associations urge Congress to avoid Medicare payment cuts

The American Medical Association is asking Congress to step in before new Medicare payment cuts go into effect in 2023.

December 13, 2022
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Healthcare groups react to prior authorization proposed rule

Healthcare groups are largely excited by a new proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that aims to streamline prior authorization and reduce burden on healthcare providers.

December 8, 2022
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AMA opposes criminalization of pregnancy loss

The American Medical Association (AMA) released a number of new policy adoptions, including several in reaction to the recently changed reproductive health laws in the United States.

November 16, 2022
Leadership. Healthcare CEO turnover surged in the final months of 2022, indicating that the disruptive labor challenges that have defined this year may not be over.

HFMA president and CEO to retire in 2023

President and CEO of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Joseph J. Fifer, FHFMA, CPA, will retire from his role June 1, 2023.


November 16, 2022
ACC President Ed Fry, MD, an interventional and general cardiologist at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, and chair of the Ascension National Cardiovascular Service Line, says Medicare cuts for 2023 are a tipping point that need to be a call to action across medicine. #AHA22 #ACC

VIDEO: ACC president says Medicare cuts should be a call to action across healthcare

American College of Cardiology President Edward Fry, MD, spoke about recent Medicare cuts at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions conference in Chicago. 

November 9, 2022
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Diabetes patients are experiencing fewer heart attacks and strokes as patient care continues to evolve

Patients with diabetes faced a much higher risk of a cardiovascular event in 1994 than they did in 2014, according to a new analysis published in JAMA.

November 9, 2022

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