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.
March 24, 2023
Provisions in President Biden's Proposed 2024 Budget Align With ACP Policies
Budget focuses on keeping Medicare solvent without lowering benefits or raising patient costs.
Congressional News and Perspective
ACP Expresses Support for Legislation That Protects Abortion-Related Health Data
The SAFER Health Act strengthens current privacy laws to ensure abortion-related health data cannot be shared without patient consent.
ACP to U.S. Senate: Here's How to Bolster the Health Care Workforce
In a statement to the Senate HELP Committee, ACP made several arguments for expansion and funding of federal programs that strengthen the physician workforce.
In Case You Missed It
Deadline Extended: Take Action to Tell FTC How Non-Compete Clauses Harm Health Care
ACP has commented on a proposed regulation from The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) banning non-compete clauses in some employment contracts, including those that prevent doctors from working for nearby competitors. ACP also is urging members to submit their own comments on the proposed rule.
Visit ACP's Legislative Action Center to learn more and to take action. A sample letter has been provided for your convenience that can be submitted electronically through our grassroots platform. The deadline to submit comments on the proposed regulation is April 19th.
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