AMGA

Our Mission
The American Medical Group Association supports its members in enhancing population health and care for patients through integrated systems of care.

Our Vision
Dramatically improved population health and care for patients at lower overall costs will be achieved by high-performing and clinically integrated medical groups and health systems.

What We Value

  • Transparency and accountability for quality and patient experience outcomes at the group level
  • Fully integrated, efficient, patient-centered care
  • Continuous improvement of patient care systems
  • Physician leadership
  • Teamwork across specialties
  • Total coordinated care

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American Medical Group Association
HHS again has a permanent leader as former Eli Lilly executive Alex Azar was sworn in as the department’s secretary on Jan. 29—four months to the day after his predecessor, Tom Price, MD, resigned over his use of publicly-funded charter flights.
Major healthcare associations had a decidedly mixed reaction to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) recommending to Congress that the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) be eliminated, with some stakeholders saying such a major change would be premature less than three years after the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) was passed.