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"… of Wholesaler-Distributors, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, the American Medical Association, the Association of American Railroads, the American Bankers Association, …"

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"… s in 2013," she added.) Those reporting more modest increases include the American Medical Association, Koch Industries, National Association of Broadcasters, defense contractor …"

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"… th care interests, such as the American Chemistry Council ($4.75 million), American Medical Association ($4.27 million) and the Biotechnology Industry Organization ($2.02 million …"

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"… oducts liability lawsuits,” researchers wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1995, and took steps to “avoid the discovery of documents that m …"

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"… so-called Evaluation and Management codes being used were designed by the American Medical Association for physician billing, not emergency room services. Doctors pick one of th …"

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"… following the good lead of Washington state.    …"

Excerpts from this story referencing American Medical Association

"… maceutical Research & Manufacturers of America, Google, Coca-Cola, the American Medical Association, Verizon Communications, drug maker Pfizer and defense firm Northrop Grumm …"

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"… 2.1 million) and Occidental Petroleum ($1.6 million to $2.1 million). The American Medical Association, CTIA-The Wireless Association, AARP, Altria, America’s Health Insurance …"

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"… packages in use across the country. That shortcoming caught the eye of the American Medical Association, which helped develop the billing codes and favors stricter government sta …"

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"… & Manufacturers of America, Google, Northrop Grumman, AT&T and the American Medical Association among the nation’s top 10 lobbying spenders last year. “Accordingly, …"

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"… , hospitals and doctors use the five-digit billing codes, developed by the American Medical Association, to bill Medicare for hundreds of millions of office visits and other serv …"

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"… d state levels in which special interests — in this case groups like the American Medical Association — dominate regulatory bodies that set the rules and make important decis …"

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"… .These “Evaluation and Management” codes were developed in 1992 by the American Medical Association, which controls their use.Physician groups argue that coding guidelines ar …"

"… because the companies are paid a percentage of any money they recover. The American Medical Association in a position paper said it is “deeply opposed” to the contingency fee …"

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"… writing down all the work they do, or out of fear of being audited.But the American Medical Association, which wrote the billing codes and controls their use, also has raised the …"

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"… s using a set of codes developed and licensed for physician billing by the American Medical Association — so-called Current Procedural Terminology, or CPT, codes. The lack of s …"

"… is reticent to sign off on an outside group’s system, as it has with the American Medical Association, which licenses the use of the CPT codes it owns and administers. In writ …"

"… t form 2008. Unlike hospital billing, CMS requires that physicians follow American Medical Association criteria for billing emergency room evaluation and management services. Th …"

Excerpts from this story referencing American Medical Association

"… packages in use across the country. That shortcoming caught the eye of the American Medical Association, which helped develop the billing codes and favors stricter government sta …"

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"… ure Terminology Evaluation and Management (E and M) codes published by the American Medical Association and used by most providers when filing their claims. Within each set are t …"

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"… abuses, often in the face of opposition from medical groups including the American Medical Association, which helped design, and now controls the codes. Whether they make honest …"

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"… advantages” of high-deductible plans. According to statistics from the American Medical Association, dermatologists are among the highest paid specialists, making on average …"

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"… le to get hospitals exempted from IPAB’s recommendations until 2020. The American Medical Association has also weighed in. Physicians, to the AMA’s dismay, got no such exempt …"

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"… who criticized the legislation before it became law in the Journal of the American Medical Association, called the proposal “a particularly unwelcome extension of lawmakers pr …"

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"… Pap smears, according to a study published last year in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Doctors are often reluctant to tell sickly or elderly patients that …"

"… unnecessary Pap smear screenings in 2002, an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association concluded. These were women with no history of cancer.The authors conducte …"

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"… ases and 233,000 deaths per year.On Aug. 19, 2009, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a report coauthored by the FDA and CDC that looke …"

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"… thers states for doctors. In fact, according to statistics compiled by the American Medical Association and other physician organizations, Texas has actually lost ground when it …"

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"… ral laws, including the 2010 Affordable Health Care Act, in relying on the American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Update Committee, or RUC, to value physic …"

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