HRSA Extends Initial Reporting Period for Provider Relief Fund Money
ACP joined with other medical groups in requesting an extension of the reporting deadline, explaining that many physicians were unaware of the requirement.
Patients Before Paperwork
ACP Offers Suggestions for Implementation of Electronic Prior Authorization Systems
In response to a Request for Information, ACP suggests standardizing the process and procedures to ease administrative burden.
Congressional News and Perspective
President Biden's Proposed 2022-2023 Budget Suggests Increasing Spending for Crucial Health Programs
However, no increase seen for some ACP priorities, such as public option for health coverage or Medicare negotiation of drug prices.
ACP announces Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 speakers
Quinn Capers, MD will be featured as the keynote speaker at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022: Mastering Medicine Together. Dr. Capers, Associate Dean for Faculty Diversity, Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Internal Medicine Professor, UT Southwestern, will speak on “(The Lack of) Diversity in Medicine is THE Primary Health Issue for the 21st Century” at the meeting's Opening Ceremony on Thursday, April 28th.
On Saturday, April 30th meeting attendees can listen to plenary speakers Mukta Panda, MD, MACP and Tammy L. Lin, MD, MPH, FACP converse on the importance of well-being in the discussion “Reawaken Your Power, Reaffirm Your Value, and Reinvent the System.” Dr. Panda is Assistant Dean for Well-Being and Medical Student Education and Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga. Dr. Lin is Governor of ACP Southern California III chapter and an ACP Well-Being Champion.
Register and learn more about the meeting.
Heading to ACP's Internal Medicine 2022 Meeting? Check out these courses
Health and Policy Committee (HPC)
Thursday April 28: 60 Minutes: Special Report on Hot Issues in Health Policy, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Location: 187, Course Code: PN 023 live streaming available
Thursday April 28: The Role of Financial Profit in Medicine, 11:00am – 12:00 p.m., Location: 470, Course Code: PN 025
Friday April 29: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care: Opportunities and Challenges, 2:45-3:45p.m., 187, Course Code: PN 024, live streaming available
Medical Practice & Quality Committee (MPQC)
Thursday April 28: The Balancing Act: Addressing Social Drivers of Health in Practice, 8:00-9:00 a.m., Location: 185, Course Code: PN 031
Thursday April 28: Hierarchical Condition Category (HCC) Coding: What's in It for Me? 4:30-5:30 PM, Location: 187, Course Code: PN 030, live stream available
Friday April 29: C. Wesley Eisele Lecture: The Future of Telemedicine, 2:45-3:45 p.m., Location: 470, Course Code: MTP 107
Friday April 29: Outpatient Coding: Getting Paid for What You Do, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Room 184, live stream available
Saturday April 30: Inpatient Coding: Thinking Inside the Box, 11:00am - 12:00 p.m., Location: 184, Course Code: MTP 109, live stream available
Medical Informatics Committee (MIC)
Thursday April 28: Demystifying Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning for Clinical Care of the Future, 2:45-3:45p.m., Location: 187, Course Code: PN 026
Thursday April 28: New Entrants to the Health Care Ecosystem: Delivery Models of the Future, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Location: 470, Course Code: PN 029
Friday April 29: Leveraging Digital Health Tools to Create and Support Equity and Parity, 8:00-9:00 a.m. Room 470
Saturday April 30: Hot Topics in Health IT: Trends, 2:45-3:45p.m., Room 187, live streaming available
Council of Subspecialty Societies (CSS)
Saturday April 30: Principles for Effective Care Coordination of the Referral Process and Beyond, 4:00-5:00 p.m., Location: 181, Course Code: PN 043
Access the Internal Medicine Meeting 2022 Scientific program here.
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