Unacceptable 3.36% pay cut amid inflation is the headline. Dive into the details and learn how the AMA’s leading the charge to reform Medicare pay.
Failure to address the nation’s Medicare system and how it pays doctors for the care they provide continues to undermine the viability of medical practices.
The AMA is making loud and clear that the 3.36% cut in the proposed 2024 Medicare physician pay schedule is bad policy that threatens access to high-quality physician care for the over 50 million older adults enrolled in Medicare.
Provider groups are urging the Biden administration to reconsider proposed cuts to physician payments in its annual fee schedule rule.
In a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services concerning the Medicare physician payment schedule, the American Medical Association said the proposed cuts are bad policy, bad timing and bad for patients.
CMS has proposed a new Medicare payment schedule for 2024, addressing topics from anesthesia conversion rates to merit-based payment systems.
About a quarter of all House members have signed a letter calling on Congress to overhaul the Medicare payment system.
This AMA Update features AMA President-elect Bruce Scott, MD, and explores AMA's campaign to reform Medicare payment, including the steps that we're taking and what's at stake.
The Medicare payment system is on an unsustainable path, threatening patients' access to physicians.
Medicare is a mess. Our federal politicians need to take a hard look at the big three entitlement programs, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security, to find reforms to those programs so our nation does not go broke.
Join the Fight to Fix Medicare Now
Reforming Medicare means putting the patient back in the center of health care. To get there, it’s vital that Congress supports systemic reforms to the Medicare payment system.
Right now, there’s bipartisan legislation on the table, H.R. 2474 the Strengthening Medicare Patients and Providers Act, that advances the need to provide financial stability for physician practices in order to preserve access to care for Medicare beneficiaries. Contact your lawmakers and urge them to support this meaningful policy initiative. H.R. 2474 is a step in the right direction in the fight to fix Medicare now. Click the button below to take action!