Ama Policy

Incentives and Penalties to Encourage Third Party Payers to Make Prompt Payment of Health Insurance Claims H-385.967

Prompt Payment Deadlines

It is the policy of our AMA to investigate and document reports of problems with delays in payments by third party payers, including the federal government, and to seek legislation or regulations that assure prompt payment by all third party payers.

Policy Timeline

Res. 113, I-91Reaffirmed: Res. 138, A-98Reaffirmation I-01Reaffirmation I-04Reaffirmed in lieu of Res. 719, A-11 Reaffirmed in lieu of Res. 721, A-11Reaffirmed: Res. 216, A-11Reaffirmed: CMS Rep. 1, A-21