2021 Archives

ACP Continues to Advocate for Important Legislation in Congress Heading into Year End; ACP Voices Support for Parts of Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Hospital Outpatient Payment Rule
ACP Joins Amicus Brief in Support of Reproductive Health Rights; AMA, ACP Champion Improved Access to Maternal Health Care for Underserved
Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, QPP Rule Finalized for 2022; New Federal Vaccination Policies Require Employers to Ensure Workers Are Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19; ACP Calls for Improved Mental Health Care Access for All
New Vision of CMS Innovation Center Aligns With ACP Priorities for Payment Systems; Changes to PSLF Program May Enable More Young Physicians to Serve in Governmental, Nonprofit Settings; New York ACP Chapter Joins Forces With Giffords to End Gun Violence
ACP: Let’s Step Up Efforts to Support the VHA; ACP Resources Help Physicians Navigate Changes to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Regulations; ACP Continues to Advocate for Patients and Physicians as Congress Continues 2022 Spending Bill Negotiations
ACP Submits Comment on 2022 Physician Fee Schedule, Quality Payment Program; New ACP Vaccination Policies Support Vaccination Mandates During Public Health Emergency; New ACP Policy Addresses Workplace Safety for Physicians, Health Care Workers
ACP Moves to Rein in Profit-Oriented Health Care System; CMS Interim Final Rule Aims to Eliminate Surprise Billing; ACP: Texas Legislation on Reproductive Health Care Denies Needed Health Care Services, Interferes With Patient-Physician Relationship
ACP Continues to Push for COVID-19 Vaccines, Masks in Schools; Infrastructure, Budget Legislation Passed by Senate Contains Positive Improvements for US Health Care; Recent Policy Reforms Make Progress in Expanding Access to Health Care
Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, QPP Released for 2022; ACP Joins Other Medical Organizations in Calling for Employers to Require COVID-19 Vaccines for All Health Care Workers
Supreme Court Votes to Sustain the Affordable Care Act; ACP, Others Form Coalition That Aims to Advocate for Primary Care Needs in America; AMA, ACP Take on Systemic Racism in Medicine
ACP Leads Charge for Greater Care Coordination in APMs; Biden Budget Proposal Increases Funding for Health Care, but Does Not Go ‘Big’ Enough
ACP Leadership Day Goes Virtual; Dr. Amy Davis of Pennsylvania Receives Neubauer Award for Advocacy Work; Series of Congressional Hearings Address Issues Brought to the Forefront During COVID-19
ACP Advocating for COVID-19 Vaccine Administration in Primary Care Offices; New ACP Leadership to Advocate for Patients and Physicians, Urge Members to Become Involved in Advocacy; ACP Backs Proposed FDA Ban of Menthol Cigarettes
ACP Annual Meeting: Despite Progress During Biden’s First 100 Days, More Work Needed in US Health Care, NASEM Releases Report on the Future of Primary Care in the US, ACP Champions Greater Protection of Personal Health Information Shared Via Apps.
Amid Recent Mass Shootings, ACP Reiterates Its Stance on Firearm Violence, ACP Seeks to Ensure Recent Health Information Technology Changes Benefit All, American Jobs Plan Includes Many Provisions for Improving Public Health.
ACP Pushes Physician Wellness to the Forefront, ACP’s New I.M. Emotional Support Hub Offers Resources to Safeguard Physician Health and Well-being, Health Insurance Coverage Set to Expand With Changes to ACA Subsidy Provisions.
ACP Appeals to CMS to Implement Reimbursement Policies for COVID-19 Vaccine Counseling, ACP Helps Reimagine Telehealth in the Post-COVID-19 Era, American Rescue Plan Act Provides Funding to Combat COVID-19 and Improve US Health Care.
ACP Rolls Out Tools to Help Physicians Use New E/M Codes, ACP Policy Paper Addresses Criminal Justice as a Public Health Issue, As Public Option Bills Considered in Congress, ACP Reiterates Support for Universal Coverage.
ACP Steps Up Efforts to Help Members Prep for New Information-Blocking Regulations, Racial Disparities in Access to and Quality of Health Care Addressed in Policy Paper, Washington Update: Biden Administration Pandemic Response, Proposed Reforms Impacting Practice.
ACP Offers Recommendations for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution, Mask Mandates, Policy Paper Offers Guidance for Improving Diversity in Physician Education, Workforce, ACP Addresses Early Progress of Biden Administration in Improving Health Care, Tackling COVID-19.
ACP Releases Policy Framework to Address Disparities in Health Care; ACP Achieves Historic Advocacy Wins in 2020; ACP Supports Changes to CMS Prior Authorization Rule, but Concerned Not All Aspects Addressed
New COVID-19 Legislation Spells Relief for Primary Care Physicians and Patients, ACP, Other Physician Groups Call for New Primary Care Financing Paradigm, Public Health Insurance, HCQ for COVID-19 Stir Debate at AMA House of Delegates Meeting.