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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/Quality Payment Program

In a comment letter to CMS, ACP has offered practical alternatives to simplify MACRA implementation. The letter outlines suggested improvements that would ease the transition away from a volume-based payment system toward one that rewards value.

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Climate Change Toolkit

ACP has developed a Climate Change and Health Action Plan including resources to help reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in your practice.

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Advocacy

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 15,000 participants in the Advocates for Internal Medicine Network.

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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.

Current Public Policy Papers

Policy papers summarize and examine published research and discussion on current issues, and make specific recommendations for practitioners, patients, and policy makers.

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Leadership Day

An annual advocacy day on Capitol Hill where ACP staff and members strive to increase our presence in Washington, D.C., and bring visibility to issues of common concern. Participants are briefed on ACP’s top legislative priorities and meet with legislators on Capitol Hill.

In 2016, Leadership Day was held May 3 and 4, preceding the annual Internal Medicine Meeting.

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ACP Health Policy Internship Program

Develop legislative knowledge and advocacy skills working with ACP's staff in Washington, D.C. A special opportunity for Resident/Fellow and Medical Student members.

 

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