Keywords:  ama, physician, nucc, assn, cpt
The national voluntary nonprofit organization of professional medical personnel, composed of state and territorial medical societies and component county medical societies. The AMA attempts to speak for physicians nationally, conducts educational and publication services to members, and (with member's dues) sponsors research to improve medical knowledge. The AMA advocates for the medical profession and for public health.
A national physician's group. The AMA publishes a set of guidelines called "Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment." If your permanent disability is rated under the 2005 rating schedule, the doctor is required to determine your level of impairment using the AMA's guides.
Organization that provides medical information to physicians and patients.
A public service organization dedicated to the advancement of science and medicine and the betterment of the public health and welfare.