AMA, McKesson partner on molecular pathology coding project
■ Beginning in 2014, McKesson’s test identifiers will be integrated with the AMA’s CPT coding system, according to the two organizations. Read story
How physicians can get paid for care coordination
■ New CPT codes may make it possible for practices to earn money from coordinating patient care services even without being an ACO or medical home. Read story
American Medical News ceases publication after 55-year run
■ Unsustainable financial losses forced the move despite the newspaper's editorial quality, the AMA's senior management says. The Association's other news operations will be enhanced.
AMA readies campaign for Medicare SGR repeal
■ Physicians are rallying for the remaining months of the legislative year to overhaul the formula and build a new payment system based more on quality.