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Yet another lawsuit is taking aim at the Affordable Care Act, and 61 U.S. medical organizations have joined forces to speak out.

The bill, Advancing Telehealth Beyond COVID–19 Act of 2022, extends telehealth flexibilities under Medicare that were initially authorized during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19.

92% of patients believe privacy is a right and their health data should not be available for purchase by corporations or other individuals.

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The CMS proposal was met with immediate criticism from the American Medical Association. 

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The Supreme Court has issued another landmark ruling, rolling back authorization of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate greenhouse gas––and the healthcare industry isn’t happy about it.

Arl Van Moore, MD, American College of Radiology (ACR) delegate to the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates, former ACR president, chairman of the ACR Board and former CEO of Strategic Radiology, discusses two radiology related policy decisions at the AMA 2022 meeting. These included a AMA policy on the iodine contrast shortage and AUC CDS. #AMA #AMA22 #AMAmtg #AMA175 #ACR

Arl Van Moore, MD, American College of Radiology (ACR) delegate to the American Medical Association House of Delegates, former ACR president, chairman of the ACR Board and former CEO of Strategic Radiology, discusses radiology-related policy decisions at the AMA 2022 meeting.

Alex Ding, MD, radiologist and incoming AMA Board trustee, explains the new AMA policy that calls on Ciongress to change the requirements of the CMS requirement for appropriate use criteria clinical decision support software for all advanced imaging exams, including CT and MRI. #AMA #AMAmtg #AMA175 #AUC

Alexander Ding, MD, a radiologist and incoming American Medical Association (AMA) Board of Trustees member, explains the new AMA policy calling on Congress to change the language and implementation of the current Medicare mandate that all advanced medical imaging needs certification.

The American Medical Association (AMA) has declared climate change as a major healthcare emergency. Sunrises and sunsets have become increasingly red in recent years with additional particulate matter in the atmosphere from larger, massive wild fires. Photo by Dave Fornell

Alexander Ding, MD, chair of the AMA Council on Science and Public Health, discusses a new AMA policy calling climate change a healthcare crisis and outlines the need for action to mitigate its impact on public health.

Frank Dowling, MD, a member of the New York Medical Association delegation, addresses the AMA House of Delegates, explaining the need for new disinformation policy. #AMA #AMAmtg #AMA175

This new policy calls for partnerships with other professional healthcare societies to call out false information.

AMA Board of Trustees member Scott Ferguson, MD, a diagnostic radiologist, offers comment during the discussion on one of several policies to further curb gun violence. #AMA #AMAmtg #AMA175

The American Medical Association voted this week to adopt several new policies related to address gun violence during the AMA’s House of Delegates 2022 annual meeting in Chicago.

Jack S. Resneck Jr., MD, was inaugurated this week as the 177th president of the American Medical Association (AMA). Resneck is a dermatologist, professor and vice-chair of the Department of Dermatology at UC San Francisco, June 14, 2022. #AMA #AMAmtg #AMA175

Jack Resneck Jr., MD, was inaugurated this week as the 177th president of the AMA and pledged to fight injustices against both patients and physicians.

American Medical Association President Gerald Harmon, MD, explains some of the hottest topics discussed at the 2022 AMA House of Delegates meeting in Chicago. Harmon, a retired Air Force general and family practice specialist, said the top polices adopted where those that addressed gun control, physician burn out and issues regarding scope creep where non-physicians are filling roles traditionally held by doctors. #AMAmtg #AMA175 #AMA #guncontrol

American Medical Association President Gerald Harmon, MD, joined us for an exclusive chat about some of the hottest topics discussed at the 2022 AMA House of Delegates meeting.

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Yet another lawsuit is taking aim at the Affordable Care Act, and 61 U.S. medical organizations have joined forces to speak out.

   
   
   
   
   
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