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
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
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
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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