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Statement in response to Ivey’s Safer at Home order

Statement applauding the decision to continue the Safer at Home Order and encouraging increased safety precautions from citizens Alabama’s healthcare provider organizations were pleased to see the Safer at Home order extended this morning and to hear from local and state leaders about the importance of staying the course on the precautions being taken. While […]

Discussions with Decisionmakers: Rep. Paul Lee

Get to Know Representative Paul Lee What first prompted you to consider running for your House District seat? Prior to being elected into the House of Representatives in 2010, I served as a City Commissioner in Dothan. It was during my second term that I realized how important our legislative delegation was and the impact […]

ALAPAC Announces Support for Carl, Coleman in Congressional Races

Board also suspends 2020 summer fundraising efforts amid COVID-19 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and its negative financial effects on physicians and medical practices of all specialties statewide, ALAPAC is suspending its usual “summer shortfall” fundraising drive and instead focusing board and staff energies in the coming months to revamping ALAPAC into a more […]

Advocacy Efforts During COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 has affected nearly all aspects of our daily lives. For the Medical Association’s efforts in protecting physicians and patients, this was also true. Nonetheless, between March 13 (when Gov. Ivey issued the COVID-19 state of emergency) and mid-May, our advocacy work continued in full-force. Executive Actions & Proposals Worked with various [...]

Medical Association Recognizes Racism as a Threat to Public Health

At the most recent Board of Censors meeting, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama pledged to recognize and confront racism and racial inequalities within our society and the healthcare system. The Medical Association further recognizes the need to end systemic racism in our country and to work towards a better, fairer, and more […]

Provider Relief Fund Update

Please find answers to two relevant questions posted in the FAQs on June 12, 2020. Q: Why is there a new Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal? A:  Portal will initially be used for new submissions from Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) providers seeking payments under the Provider Relief Fund starting Wednesday, June 10, […]