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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.

New ACP Policy Paper Provides Recommendations for More Effective Collaboration Between Primary Care Specialists, Specialty Physicians, New ACP Leadership Encourages Physicians to Provide Expertise to Legislators to Advocate for Health Care Issues, ACP Backs Biden’s Efforts to Get Ghost Guns Off the Street
HRSA extends initial reporting period for provider relief fund money, ACP offers suggestions for implementation of electronic prior authorization systems, President Biden’s proposed 2022-2023 budget suggests increasing spending for crucial health programs.
ACP Launches New Advocacy Toolkit for Protecting Physicians and Health Care Workers From Violence, Appropriations Bill Provides Funding for Crucial Health Care Programs, ACP Comments on Proposed Rule for 2023 Medicare Part D Program
State of the Union address included promising proposals for improving the U.S. health care system, ACP signs onto amicus briefs supporting New York state guidelines considering race in prioritizing COVID-19 antiviral treatment , ACP calls for ceasefire, aid for Ukraine, urges Russia to end hostilities
Physicians Working in Public Service Positions May Qualify for Loan Forgiveness Program; ACP Expresses Support for Legislation to Improve Mental Health in the US; New ACP Toolkit Helps Members Tackle Period Poverty
ACP encourages members to advocate to have these questions removed so that those who need it seek help
ACP is advocating against this recommendation, saying that freezing payments would jeopardize access to primary care physicians and create access problems for other specialties.
ACP Advocates for Telehealth Flexibilities to Remain Once Public Health Emergency Lifts; Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, ACP Urges Federal Government to Do More to Protect Public Health; HHS Details ‘Red Flag Law’ HIPAA Exemptions; Learn about Value-Based Payments in Upcoming Webinar
In Partnership With YouTube, ACP Addresses Vaccines, COVID-19 Misinformation, From COVID-19 Support to New DEI Initiatives, Plus More: ACP Advocacy Year in Review, ACP 2021 Advocacy Year in Review


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