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AMA in the News: September 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for September 2020.
North Carolina Medical Society, AMA partner to prevent type 2 diabetes
Effort aims to reach an estimated 2.8 million North Carolina residents living with prediabetes.
AMA, AHA, ANA mark coronavirus deaths in U.S. as toll tops 200,000
Physicians, hospitals and nurses mark the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the nation.
Congress providing much-needed relief to physicians in the pandemic
AMA strongly supports provisions in the Continuing Resolution that will offer relief to hard-pressed physician practices.
New research shows increase in Americans with uncontrolled high blood pressure
AMA and AHA reaffirm shared commitment to equip physicians and all Americans, particularly communities of color, with resources to lower blood pressure rates.
AMA awards research grants to advance the study of women in medicine
AMA Women Physicians Section and the AMA Foundation announce winners of the 2020 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women research grants program.
AMA announces new CPT codes as COVID-19 advancements expand
Two new CPT code additions report medical services sparked by the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
American Medical Association (AMA) joins lawsuit against FDA
Menthol cigarettes have killed thousands of Americans, particularly African Americans, in the time the FDA has delayed action.
AMA releases 2021 CPT code set
New updates to medicine’s common language reflect burden relief, COVID-19 testing and tech-enabled medical services.
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