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Internists Provide Recommendations to Veterans Health Administration on
Recently Passed Legislation
American College of Physicians (ACP) recognizes that a large part of its membership is employed in Veterans Health Administration (VHA) system or gives healthcare services outside of VHA
Washington, September 25, 2014 - The American College of Physicians (ACP) letter on: Veterans Access to Care Through Choice Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014.
Unless Congress Acts, Patients May Soon Lose Access to Primary Care
Internal Medicine Physicians Wage Campaign to Urge Congress Not to Allow Medicaid Pay Parity to Expire
Washington, September 23, 2014 - A national report showing the benefits of preventing a reduction in the rates physicians receive for providing Medicaid services was released today by the American College of Physicians (ACP). The report, “Why Congress Must Save the Medicaid Primary Care Pay Parity Program: Unless Congress Acts, Program to Ensure Access to Life-Saving Primary Care Will Expire,” explains why it is critical to ensure Medicaid patients’ access to internists and pediatricians (and their related subspecialists), family physicians, and obstetricians/gynecologists who provide mostly primary care.
American College of Physicians awarded grant to develop program to help patients recognize warning signs, prevent stroke
Philadelphia, September 22, 2014 -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) announced today that it will develop a program to help patients recognize the signs and symptoms of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. ACP received a $212,000 grant sponsorship in support of the program, "Stopping Stroke Through Engaged Patients," from the Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer alliance.
Video news story about ACP's evidence-based recommendations for diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea featuring ACP President Dr. David Fleming.
ACP in the News
|9/17/2014||Kegel Exercises Could Help Treat Urinary Incontinence - Huffington Post|
|9/17/2014||Female Urinary Incontinence: Nonsurgical Treatment - Web MD|
|9/16/2014||To treat urinary incontinence, start conservatively, doctors say - Reuters|
|9/16/2014||Try kegel exercises for urinary incontinence, new guidelines say - FOX News|
|8/5/2014||Portable Monitors OK for Spotting Sleep Apnea: New Guidelines - Healthday|
|8/5/2014||OSA Exam Best for 'Unexplained Daytime Sleepiness' - Medpage Today|
Page Updated: September 26, 2014