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Public Policy & Advocacy

Medicaid Pay Parity Campaign

We need your help with this campaign. Please download the following report and take action!

Download the Chapter-Specific Medicaid Parity Report


2014 Leadership Day on Capitol Hill

Leadership Day 2014 Recap
Please read the informative comments from Gregory Kane, MD, FACP, Governor, PA Chapter Southeastern Region about Leadership Day 2014 and the important legislative issues that were discussed.


Proposed CMS rule changes on Observation Beds May 12, 2013

The Impact of the Chapter's Recovery Audit Contractors Resolution on ACP Members
by Evan Pollack, MD, FACP, Vice Chair of PA-ACP’s HPPC, April 2013

Health Policy Symposium: Tighten Your Belt or Lose Your Pants—Advocacy in a No New Taxes Era

ACP Policy Compendium(Members Only)

Chapter Grassroots Advocacy

  • Federal Legislators

  • Member Advocacy - Other resources to help members advocate ACP policy
  • Project Vote Smart - a comprehensive database that helps you identify federal and state legislators, through a zip code search, and research their positions, voting records, campaign finances, performance evaluations, and even send them an email.
  • Public Policy Virtual Library (PPVL) - a repository of ACP's current and historic policies and the Policy Compendium.

ACP 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

Eastern Region
Daniel B Kimball, Jr, MD, FACP, Governor

Southeastern Region
Gregory C. Kane, MD, FACP, Governor

Western Region
G. Alan Yeasted, MD, FACP

John Derrickson
Executive Director
Phone: 610-543-6880 or Toll-free: 800-846-7746
Fax: 610-543-6806
E-mail: jd@pa-acp.org

General chapter information/questions:
John Derrickson
jd@pa-acp.org

Chapter Office:
Jackie Franco
jf@pa-acp.org

VoterVoice:
votervoice@pa-acp.org

Chapter Events:
events@pa-acp.org