Advocacy

SGR

SGR Repeal Update

The House passed the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) repeal bill (H.R. 2) by an overwhelming margin on March 26, 2015. Now it is imperative that the Senate pass H.R. 2 before it recesses on Friday, March 27 to prevent a devastating 21 percent SGR cut.

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Dynamic Guide

Dynamic Guide to Top Issues Affecting IM Specialists, Patients

ACP President David A. Fleming, MD, MA, MACP and ACP staff offer concise explanations and ACP's views on six priority issues.

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What ACP Has Done for You

What ACP Advocacy Did for You in 2014

ACP secured payment for chronic care management, improvements to ACA health plans, transparency in the physician fee schedule, flexibility in Meaningful Use, and had a member confirmed as U.S. Surgeon General. Learn about how these and other improvements will help you.

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Advocates for Internal Medicine Network

ACP's continued success on Capitol Hill greatly depends upon year-round grassroots support from the College's more than 8,000 participants in the Advocates for Internal Medicine Network.

Advocates For Internal Medicine Network

State Health Policy

The State Health Policy program is designed to help internists gain influence in their state capitols on issues affecting them and their patients.

State Health Policy

Advocacy in Action

Important advocacy events include Leadership Day - ACP Services Inc.'s annual advocacy day on Capitol Hill, and ACP's annual State of the Nation's Healthcare briefing.

Advocacy in Action

Current Public Policy Papers

Policy papers summarize and dissect published research and discussion on current issues involving clinical practice, medical education, bioethics, and health care financing and delivery, and make specific recommendations for practitioners, patients, and policy makers.

Current Public Policy Papers

ACP Policies and Recommendations

This library is a collection of ACP's Clinical Guidelines, Ethical Guidelines, Policy Statements, and copies of testimony and letters to government and non-government officials.

The ACP Advocate Blog

The ACP Advocate Newsletter

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Track Key Requirements and Opportunities with the New Physician & Practice Timeline

Stay on top of important dates for a variety of regulatory, payment, educational, and delivery system changes, requirements and opportunities.

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Public Policy Compendium [PDF]

Download a summary of ACP's policy positions. Published Summer 2014

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ACP Services, Inc.

ACP Services is committed to providing additional advocacy efforts on behalf of internists.

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