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As physicians begin to resume daily treatment of patients under changed circumstances, we urge the Senate to expeditiously pass the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments Improvement Act of 2020.  - -

Register for the next @WIMSummit  free webinar, May 28 at 4 p.m, on #COVID19 's impact on #equity  (CME available). Led by @TomVargheseJr , @FutureDocs  and @nlj57  - just one of the ways #WomenofAMA  are moving medicine! #MembersMoveMedicine  #wimstrongertogether 

The #COVID19  #pandemic  has left physicians and physicians-in-training with many questions. Here are some frequently asked questions including how to respectfully enforce #quarantine  and how to conserve #PPE .

Last week, our #medschool  #graduation  celebration was star-studded with guest doctors and celebrities sending #30kNewDocs  into the front lines of the #pandemic . Here are some snippets of their well-wishes.

This quick-start #COVID19  physician guide, curated from comprehensive @CDCgov , @JAMA_current  and @WHO  resources, will help prepare your practice, address patient concerns and answer your most pressing questions about the novel #coronavirus .

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In today's #COVID19  update, #OurAMA  experts and health professionals discuss challenges in training and educating #medstudents  and physicians during the COVID-19 #pandemic .

See the critical demographic data on over 350,000 #COVID19  patients collected by hospitals in New York and researchers with @NorthwellHealth .

Today the Administration announced a plan to lower drug costs for Medicare patients with diabetes. We thank @CMSGov  and @SeemaCMS  for these important steps to help patients receive #InsulinSavings  on life-saving medications.

@PatriceHarrisMD  commemorates the #30kNewDocs  who graduated this year, sending her best wishes and gratitude for the new physicians about to help conquer #COVID19 .

In today's #COVID19  update, #OurAMA  experts and health professionals discuss challenges in training and educating #medstudents  and physicians during the COVID-19 #pandemic .

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To #Congress : Graham-Cassidy would result in millions losing coverage, destabilize insurance markets, decrease access to affordable care.

Contact your reps - now! Tell them to vote NO on #ACA  replacement. Millions would lose coverage if passed. #AHCA 

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ACA replacement, as written, is not a bill the AMA can support -- reductions in coverage are too critical a flaw.

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"Skinny" bill is a toxic prescription that would make matters worse. Senate: Oppose the #SkinnyRepeal , pivot to a bipartisan effort.

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The AMA opposes the #Senate 's #HealthcareBill , with physicians' vow to #FirstDoNoHarm  at the crux of our opposition.

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The government shouldn't tell physicians what they can and can't say to patients or interfere in the physician-patient relationship. New #TitleX  regulations do just that. #LetDocsSpeak 

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Do not ingest or #InjectDisinfectant  products – it will cause bodily harm. Treatments for #COVID19  must be guided by #science  and evidence. Rest assured when researchers find a treatment for or vaccine against COVID-19, it will not be in the cleaning supplies aisle.

A new study shows that hand sanitizer isn't likely to kill cold and flu bugs. Thoroughly washing your hands for 20 to 30 seconds proves to be more effective.

In 1864, Rebecca Lee Crumpler, MD changed the face of medicine by becoming the first African American woman to obtain a medical degree in the United States. #WIMMonth 

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@CDCgov  issued a health advisory warning that the use of Chloroquine phosphate without a prescription and supervision of a health care professional can cause serious health consequences.

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