Resources

The AMA has collected more than 400 educational and other resources to provide evidence-based recommendations for physicians and policymakers.

Issue brief: AMA, Colorado physicians, Manatt Health Pain Care Actuarial Analysis

This issue brief summarizes the findings of a recent AMA, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Pain Society and Manatt Health report submitted to the Colorado Division of Insurance in support of multidisciplinary, multimodal pain care.

AMA CMS CPS Manatt RFI response to CO DOI

The American Medical Association, Colorado Medical Society, Colorado Pain Society and Manatt Health worked with Oliver Wyman to provide a detailed Request for Information to the Colorado Division of Insurance on the costs associated with the health coverage provisions proposed in Colorado House Bill 20-1085 that would have increased access to multidisciplinary, multimodal pain care.

Advocacy and Action to End the Opioid Epidemic by the AMA Opioid Task Force

By Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, Chair, AMA Opioid Task Force; Bobby Mukkamala, MD, Chair AMA Pain Care Task Force

America’s drug overdose epidemic: Select 2020 research

Updated September 16, 2020

Reportable and Notifiable Conditions

Language Matters to the American Medical Association

The words we use to describe someone can influence attitudes, beliefs, and behavior toward them, including the care decisions physicians make.

Pain Care: Key Definitions

AMA Fact sheet: Physicians’ and health care professionals’ use of state PDMPs increases 64.4 percent from 2014 to 2019; 739 million queries in 2019

Principles of Pain Care from the AMA Pain Care Task Force

Negative Stigma of Methadone

Methadone: Frequently Asked Questions

The American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD)

AMA Opioid Task Force

The AMA Opioid Task Force urges physicians and other health care professions to continue taking action to help reverse the nation’s opioid epidemic—and the Task Force also calls on policymakers to take specific steps to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain and those with a substance use disorder.

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