Coding and Payment Policy Subcommittee
Medical Practice and Quality Committee
Advise the Medical Practice and Quality Committee on: (a) Medicare and other third-party payer policies to improve coverage, improve payment, and reduce practice hassles; (b) recommendations to other major entities that interface with Medicare and other third-party payers; (c) recommendations for improving coding and documentation of physician services; resources to help internists practice high-quality, cost-effective care; content for annual Internal Medicine meetings regarding Medicare and other third-party payers. Assist ACP's CPT advisor in reviewing proposed coding issues and policies from the CPT Editorial Panel and develop CPT and other coding proposals that advance the needs of internists, and function as a ACP's Specialty RVS Committee, as required by the RUC's guidelines for specialty societies.
Chair; 7 members to include Chair, Subspecialty Advisory Group on Socioeconomic Affairs (SAGSA); any ACP member serving on the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Editorial Panel; CPT advisor, or American Hospital Association Coding Advisory Board; and the RUC representative or alternate. Non reserved slots should go to individuals identified as possessing expertise in coding, reimbursement, payer policy, current or past Medicare or private payer Medical Director, or Medicare Carrier Advisory Committee (CAC) member preferred.
One-year, renewable up to three times for a total of four years, unless additional time is approved by the Chair, BOR.
Michael (Doug) Leahy, MD, MACP, Chair
Summit Medical Group
Moises Auron, MD, FAAP, SFHM, FACP
Specialty: Hospital Medicine
Yul D. Ejnes, MD, MACP
N. Scituate, RI
Jeannine Z. Engel, MD, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine
William E. Fox, MD, FACP
J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, MD, MACP
American Cancer Society
Specialty: Medical Oncology
Scott Manaker, MD, PhD, FACP
Hospital of the University of PA
Specialty: PUD, Critical Care
Donna E. Sweet, MD, MACP
University of Kansas
Internal Medicine Midtown
Staff Liaison: Shari Erickson SErickson@acponline.org
Page updated: 04-14-15
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