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Public Policy & Advocacy

The Pulse of CMS Newsletter, Fall 2014
This edition provides information regarding Medicare and the Marketplace, prior authorizations for power mobility devices, Medicare’s open enrollment period, Medicare’s Part B premium, and more.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Updates and Information

Advocacy Publications
Many internists and patients are still grappling with the multitude of changes taking place as a result of national health reform legislation enacted six months ago. Two ACP publications were developed to help bring some clarity to the issue. Please take a few minutes to review these resources.

Advocacy Resources

Where the College Stands on key health policy issues, news and recent policy changes

Visit Legislative Action Center for more information about the new Advocates for Internal Medicine Network (AIMn) and the Richard Neubauer Advocate for Internal Medicine Award.

State Health Policy Pages
Home Page
News and Info
"Essential Health Benefits"

Additional Advocacy Resources

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Contact Information

Stephen D. Sisson, MD, FACP,
Governor, Maryland Chapter

Maryellen Woodward
920 Trinity Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Chapter Administrator
Office: 410-332-8444
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