ACA, firearms among advocacy hot topics for ACP | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist
But in part thanks to the advocacy work of ACP and its members, the law, with its pre-existing condition protections and Medicaid expansion (among other benefits), has stayed in place, ... Doherty. ACP has also had successes in regulatory advocacy,
Partnering with patients can make a big difference in preventing falls, which can result in lingering disability.
ACP's advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues extends beyond partisan political debates and is meant to help physicians in their pursuit of clinical care. ... The College's “big tent” agenda belies the notion that we are a “liberal” or
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ACP advocacy has been on quite a bit of a roll of late, scoring win after win on issues ranging from paying internists more appropriately for their services to easing government ... This is only a partial list of ACP's recent advocacy wins, which also
Removing the sustainable growth rate formula frees up physician advocacy organizations to talk to Congress about other important issues that otherwise would have been overshadowed, such as the Primary Care Incentive ... Now that MACRA is law and the SGR
We created a Save Primary Care advocacy and social media campaign to press HHS to prioritize emergency funds to primary care physicians and their practices. ... ACP's advocacy will continue until, and after, this pandemic is behind us.
of internal medicine physicians, such as ACP's advocacy to reduce administrative burdens and improve payments for internists' services. ... Determining what advocacy issues belong “in our lane” should never be a quick and easy decision.
There is an aspect of ACP advocacy that has a huge impact on the professional development and daily lives of physicians, and on the health of patients, yet does not appear ... 10. Our goal will be to encourage the agency to move forward on the many