Advocacy

Election 2016

Presidential Election 2016

A closer look at the most pressing election-year issues affecting internal medicine physicians, and tips for evaluating the current field of candidates.

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MACRA

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015

The new MACRA law provides a more stable payment system for physicians while transitioning toward a more value-based system. Learn more about the law and what physicians need to do to get ready for the changes.

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Patients Before Paperwork

Patients Before Paperwork

ACP is now working to develop an evidence-based, comprehensive approach to reinvigorate the patient-physician relationship by challenging unnecessary practice burdens identified by its members.

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Advocates for Internal Medicine Network

ACP's continued success on Capitol Hill depends on its more than 14,000 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 Winter 2015

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ACP Services, Inc.

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

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