Ama Policy

Support of the Concept of Cost Containment and Cost Effectiveness by Encouraging Patient Care in the Least Expensive Setting H-385.996

Fee Schedules

In the interest of achieving greater use of the physician’s office, the AMA encourages private sector insurance companies to provide reimbursement not only for professional services, but also for other costs which are incurred in that setting, such as surgical trays, sterile draping and necessary supplies.

Policy Timeline

Res. 67, I-80 Reaffirmed: CLRPD Rep. B, I-90 Reaffirmed: Sunset Report, I-00 Reaffirmed: CMS Rep. 6, A-10