The American Health Information Management Association, the American Medical Informatics Association, and the Electronic Health Record Association announced the release of a preliminary report that examines key issues related to the operationalization of the definitions of electronic health information and designated record set.Read More
Innovative work to meet the urgent public health need for streamlined reporting and tracking of COVID-19 vaccinations is presented in the release of the 2022 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set published by the American Medical Association.
The American Medical Association announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set has been updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include vaccine and administration codes that are unique to a new formulation of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer.
Twelve leading healthcare organizations are asking Congress to include a bipartisan House bill that will accelerate Medicare’s move to value-based payment in the upcoming reconciliation bill.
Building on its commitment to advance equity in health care innovation, the AMA announced the creation of an external committee of experts dedicated to advising the organization on equitable structures and opportunities in health innovation that would benefit historically marginalized people and communities.
Fourteen national health stakeholder groups in a letter on July 20, 2021, praised the reintroduction of a bipartisan House bill that will accelerate Medicare’s move to value-based payment by boosting accountable care organizations and other alternative payment models.
AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement recommending AAMC members require vaccinations for Medical Schools and Teaching Hospital Employees.
The American Medical Association announced policies adopted by physician and medical student leaders from all corners of medicine at the Special Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates. Policies adopted help the AMA drive the future of medicine, remove obstacles that interfere with patient care, and improve the health of the nation.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (Innovation Center) announced that 53 Direct Contracting Entities are participating in the Direct Contracting Model’s first Performance Year, which started April 1.