How short-term financial goals undermine doctors' retirement plans
Retirement planning is top goal for doctors and other medical professionals, but shorter-term financial challenges often interfere with sticking to a plan.
Physicians advocate in Michigan for prior authorization reform
AMA and Michigan State Medical Society support legislation to remove health insurance barriers to care.
AMA, Pew research shows barriers to combating antibiotic resistance
Research highlights the need for improved antibiotic stewardship in outpatient settings to combat antibiotic resistance.
Health spending growth reflects 2018 reinstatement of insurance tax
Growth in health expenditures remained steady even with increases in private health insurance and Medicare spending linked to reinstatement of ACA tax.
COVID-19 intensifies need for mental health care services
As reports come in about the pandemic’s effect on mental health, integrating behavioral health care will be key to increasing access to essential treatment.
Integrating behavioral health services into medical practices faces barriers
New joint study by the RAND Corporation and the AMA examines culture and financial barriers for combining behavioral and physical health care.
AMA efforts to improve behavioral health: COVID-19 and beyond
A large portion of Americans affected by mental illness are still not receiving the care they need, and the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to only exacerbate such problems.
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