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ACP Advocate

April 19, 2019


ACP Policy News

Want to Improve the Affordable Care Act? Here's How, Suggests ACP

New policy statement offers specific strategies to ensure appropriate medical coverage for all.


ACP Regulatory News

ACP Steps Up Efforts to Protect Veterans' Health Care

New proposals and lack of adequate funding could doom VA facilities, College fears.


Advocacy in Action

Taking Advocacy to the Courts

In numerous friend-of-the-court briefs, ACP offers insights to judges in hopes of protecting patient care.


Quick Hits

MSSP ACO application deadlines announced

MSSP ACO application deadlines for a January 1, 2020 start date have been announced. Required, but non-binding, letters of intent are due June 28 and applications are due July 29. For more information, please visit the CMS website here.


ACP priorities showcased during Internal Medicine Meeting 2019

Curbing gun violence and protecting the ACA were among many important advocacy issues discussed during ACP's 2019 Internal Medicine Meeting. Speaking to MedPage Today, Bob Doherty, ACP Senior Vice President for Governmental Affairs and Public Policy, talked about Medicare for All, the consequences of efforts to repeal the ACA, and why the need for common sense gun control legislation is imperative.


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