ACP Provides Comments on Proposed Physician Fee Schedule Rule
In a 47-page letter to CMS, ACP provided comments on the proposed CY 2016 rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS). CMS will review comments from ACP and all other stakeholders, then issue a final rule in late October or early November. The final rule will lay out the 2016 payment policies for all physicians and other eligible professionals that participate in Medicare Part B.
State Immunization Laws Should Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions Say Internists
(July 29, 2015) - "Allowing exemptions based on non-medical reasons poses a risk both to the unvaccinated person and to public health," says Dr. Wayne J. Riley, the president of ACP. "Intentionally unvaccinated individuals can pose a danger to the public, especially to individuals who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons."
Dynamic Guide to Top Issues Affecting IM Specialists, Patients
ACP President Wayne J. Riley, MD, MPH, MBA, MACP and ACP staff offer concise explanations and ACP's views on six priority issues.
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
September 11 reflections
- Friday, September 11, 2015
ACP to Medicare: Pay internists better!
- Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Why physicians must speak out against mass deportation of undocumented immigrants
- Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The ACP Advocate Newsletter
Putting Patients Before Paperwork, ACP on Physician-Assisted Suicide,
and Medicaid Expansion
October 2, 2015
ACP Advocacy Priorities, Telemedicine Usage, and Immigration Reform
September 18, 2015
- ICD-10 Implementation on the Horizon, ACP's Centennial, and 50 Years of
September 4, 2015
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.