AMA Calls For Pay Models Focused On Vulnerable Populations

By Michelle M. Stein / June 12, 2019 at 12:18 PM
The American Medical Association announced Tuesday (June 11) that its House of Delegates adopted policies aimed at supporting and creating alternative pay models focused on high-risk and vulnerable populations, as the group says current APMs may inadvertently discourage doctors from caring for those individuals. “To counter this outcome and work toward the American Medical Association (AMA) Health Equity Center’s goal of enabling optimal health for all, the AMA today adopted new policies at its Annual Meeting to support APMs that...

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