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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.

06/07/24
Leadership Day Efforts Advanced ACP Advocacy Priorities, Laid Groundwork for Future Opportunities; Action Alert: Urge Congress to Act on Health Care Legislation; Boston Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Elisa Choi Awarded the 2024 Neubauer Award for Advocacy Work; ACP Advocating for Passage of Legislation to Extend Pandemic-Era Telehealth Flexibilities
05/17/24
ACP Urging HHS, State Governors and UnitedHealth Group to Take Action to Alleviate Financial Strain Resulting From Cyberattack; ACP Calls for Multipronged Effort to Recognize and Treat Alcohol Use Disorder; HHS Issues Final Rule Protecting Patient Data Privacy Related to Reproductive Health Care
05/03/24
FTC Approves Final Rule Banning Noncompete Clauses; New ACP Leadership Shares Dedication to Strengthening the Voice of Physicians; ACP Advocates for Safe and Equitable Voting Access, Health-Related Ballot Measures
04/19/24
Final Rule Released on Short-Term Limited Duration Insurance Plans; ACP Addresses Legislation Aimed at Banning DEI Programs in Medical Schools; ACP Applauds New Executive Order Aimed at Expanding Women's Health Research
04/05/24
ACP Provides Practice Resources to Help Physicians Best Utilize the New G2211 Add-On Code; ACP Survey: Most Physicians Concerned About Private Equity Investments in Health Care; CMS Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to Begin Testing New Practice Model That Aims to Support Primary Care
03/22/24
Appropriations Package Reverses About Half the Cut to Medicare Payments for 2024; State of the Union Address Highlighted Several ACP Priorities; ACP Committee Identifies Just One of Eight Performance Measures as Valid for Major Depressive Disorder
03/08/24
ACP Recommends Ways to Better Meet Health Care Needs of the Unhoused Population; ACP Champions Reauthorization of the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act; House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Chronic Drug Shortages in the U.S.
02/23/24
In New Jersey, Landmark Bill Updates Requirements, Increases Transparency in Prior Authorization Process; New ACP Toolkit Aims to Get Out the Vote; ACP Advocacy in the Courts Ensures Patient and Physician Perspectives Represented in Important Legal Decisions
02/09/24
CMS Releases Prior Authorization Final Rule Requiring Payers to Provide Decisions Within Three to Seven Days; ACP Calls for CMS to Ensure Network Adequacy in the ACA Proposed Rule for 2025; ACP Unveils Federal Advocacy Priority List for 2024
01/26/24
New Appropriations Bill Fails to Avert Payment Cuts in the 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule; ACP Continues to Advocate Against Misinformation and Disinformation on Vaccines; ACP Calls for Equitable Access to Participating in the Electoral Process
01/12/24
ACP Provides Guidance for Expansion of Physician-Led Team-Based Care; ACP Advocacy Year in Review: 2023 Ushered in Many Positive Changes for Patients and Physicians; HHS Finalizes Rule on Health IT Interoperability

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