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ACP Advocate

The ACP Advocate is a bi-weekly e-newsletter that provides ACP members with news about public policy issues affecting internal medicine and patient care.

December 2, 2022


Congressional News and Perspective

ACP Advocacy to Prevent Physician Payment Cuts Continues

Members are encouraged to email congressional representatives and urge them to prioritize addressing the payment cuts before the end of the year.


ACP Policy News

ACP Provides Recommendations for Improving Health Care Quality for Incarcerated Individuals

Policy paper details needs of incarcerated patients, addresses preventive health, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, substance use disorders and behavioral health.


Quick Hit

ACP's Coding for Clinicians now includes 2023 coding guidance

ACP's Coding for Clinicians learning series features 13 self-paced activities designed to help internal medicine physicians simplify coding while optimizing payments for high-complexity care. This activity is eligible for CME/MOC.

Newly updated 2023 coding guidance includes:

  • Inpatient coding based on updated medical decision-making guidance
  • The new unified hospital inpatient/observation evaluation and management code set
  • New time-based coding thresholds and prolonged service coding
  • Major changes to inpatient and outpatient consultation coding

Visit ACP's Coding for Clinicians page for more information and subscription details.


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