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Public Policy & Advocacy

Sacramento Leadership Day

OPO/Medicare Two Midnights Rule Article

Covered California Basics: Resources, Tools and Information for You and Your Patients

Covered California Slide Presentations

President of California Services Chapter of the American College of Physicians

Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, FACP, FASAM, begins her two-year term as President of CA ACP Services Chapter, and succeeds Immediate Past President Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, MACP. Learn more about Dr. Chen here.

Covered California Webinars
The California Academy of Family Physicians (CAFP) is hosting some Webinars on Covered California, which you can view here.

Local Advocacy Information

State Legislative Resources

 

Leadership Day on Capitol Hill

The 27th annual Leadership Day on Capitol Hill was held on May 14 - 15, 2019 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC.  This two-day advocacy event is a great opportunity for the College and our members to increase our presence and bring visibility to issues of concern to Congress.  As usual, there were training sessions and briefings by congressional staff and key government officials.  Attendees also received a comprehensive orientation on ACP’s top legislative priorities.  A special briefing for Residents/Fellows-in-training and medical students was also provided.  Visits to Capitol Hill will take place on the second day. 

Save the Date - Leadership Day 2020
May 12 - 13, 2020

This event is open to ACP members only.  ACP members interested in participating in Leadership Day 2019 should contact their chapter Governor to let him/her know of your interest and to be included in the chapter delegation congressional meetings.  

For more information on Leadership Day or to access reference materials from Leadership Day 2019, go to: https://www.acpservices.org/leadership-day/what-leadership-day.  If you have further questions, please contact Shuan Tomlinson via email or at 800-338-2746, ext. 4547.


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

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