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.

January 27, 2023


Patients Before Paperwork

CMS Proposed Rule Aims to Improve Prior Authorization Process

ACP is advocating for finalization of the proposed rule, which includes a 72-hour time limit for decisions on urgent requests, seven-day limit for nonemergency requests.


Congressional news and perspective

ACP Urging Divided Congress to Advance Bipartisan Solutions for Important Health Policy Issues

Among the issues are MACRA reform, Physician Fee Schedule conversion factor and budget neutrality, mental and behavioral health, reduction of administrative burdens.


Advocacy in Action

ACP Lauds Small but Key Victories in Efforts to Improve Access to Reproductive Health Care

Members are encouraged to advocate against laws restricting access and to proactively urge lawmakers to ensure protection of reproductive health care.


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