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April 27, 2021

AMA Guides® Alert–AMA Guides Sixth 2022 update to focus on mTBI and spine

April meeting will focus on mild traumatic brain injury
The AMA Guides Editorial Panel met on Thursday, April 15 from 10–11:15 a.m. CT to discuss a proposed update to the mild traumatic brain injury content in the AMA Guides. To review the change proposal, please contact [email protected] in order to receive the confidentiality and non-disclosure agreement.

Proposals to update the spine section and emotional and behavioral impairment associated with neurological disorders are tentatively scheduled for Editorial Panel consideration in May. Visit the AMA Guides website to submit comments for Panel consideration before any Panel-approved change is considered final.

AMA Guides Sixth 2021 Implementation
On April 1, AMA Guides Sixth 2021 was released on AMA EdHub™. The AMA will consider AMA Guides Sixth 2021 to be the most current version of AMA Guides Sixth as of July 1, 2021.

Upcoming AMA Guides Editorial Panel meetings
Sign up for invitations to virtually attend the AMA Guides Editorial Panel meetings. More information on the AMA Guides The AMA established the AMA Guides Editorial Panel to curate the best scientific evidence and medical knowledge to ensure delivery of fair and consistent impairment ratings. As the AMA Guides move online to improve accessibility and ease of use, we’re committed to keeping you informed of developments and inflection points. 

For more information, contact [email protected].