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April 5, 2019
Congressional News and Perspective
Patients' and Physicians' Seamless Access to Health Information Should Be the Goal, ACP Tells Congress
College warns, however, that ‘information overload’ could actually hinder care
ACP champions Equality Act as a means to prevent discrimination and protect health and well-being
Advocacy in Action
Efforts include tool kit to help ACP chapters push for action from their state legislatures
In Case You Missed It
CMS is offering a supplemental Physician Compare preview period that will close on April 27, 2019.
In a recent statement, ACP applauded U.S. District Court Judge, James Boasberg, for blocking Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and Arkansas.
Thursday, April 11: 60 Minutes: Special Report on Hot Issues in Health Policy, 8:15-9:15 AM, PN 021 / Improving Individual and Community Health by Addressing Social Determinants of Health Fulfillment, 4:30-5:30 PM, PN 022
Friday, April 12: Public Policy and the Opioid Epidemic, 4:30-5:30 PM, PN 022
Thursday, April 11: Practice Transformation Using the Chronic Care Model, 8:15-9:15 AM, Room 120 / I Can't Get No Satisfaction: Increasing Individual Well-Being, 2:15-3:45 PM, Room 120 / Inpatient Coding: Thinking Inside the Box, 2:15-3:45 PM, Room 121
Friday, April 12: The Top 10 Practice Transformation Lessons from the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative, 8:15-9:15 AM, Room 114 / QPP 101: Making the Most out of MACRA, 11:15 AM-12:45 PM, Room 108 / QPP Advanced: Understanding and Improving Performance. 2:15-3:45 PM, Room 108
Saturday, April 13: Outpatient Coding: Do it Right and Get Paid for What You Do, 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM, Room 126 / Practical Strategies for Increasing Adult Immunization, While Improving Equity, Efficiency and Reimbursement, 2:15-3:45 PM, Room 118
Thursday, April 11: EHR's Bigger Picture: Population Health and Patient Management, 8:15-9:15 AM, PN 026 / Health IT within MIPS: Promoting Interoperability, 11:15 AM – 12:45 PM, PN 027
Friday, April 12: Innovations in EHR Education, 9:30-10:30 AM, PN 029 / Telling the Patient's Story in the EHR World, 11:15 AM-12:45 PM, PN 030
Saturday, April 13: Hot Topics in Medical Informatics: Technology Trends That Are Reshaping Medicine, 11:15 AM-12:45 PM, PN 028
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