American Medical Association (AMA)

The AMA is a powerful ally in patient care, giving strength to physician voices in courts and legislative bodies across the nation. The AMA is dedicated to driving medicine toward a more equitable future, removing obstacles that interfere with patient care and confronting the nation’s greatest public health crises.


Prizes will be awarded by random drawings held on the last day of the conference.  Winners will be listed on the conference's closing session page.  Winners will also be notified by email.  Only one prize will be awarded per person.  Prize winners may exchange prizes if both parties email

Session Presenter

Zach Hochstetler is the director of CPT Editorial and Regulatory Affairs in the American Medical Association’s Health Solutions unit. Zach’s work focuses on several key areas, including: leading and setting strategic direction for the CPT Editorial Panel and directing the communication of health care policies, through identification and resolution of national payment and reporting problems. He is also the secretary of the CPT Editorial Panel, ensuring that the process remains open and transparent.

Zach has over 10 years of experience working on physician payment and policy issues. He spent seven years working in the Physician Payment and Policy unit of the American Medical Association, primarily tasked with managing the data acquisition and maintenance processes for the AMA RUC.