June 17, 2022

ACP Advocate

Congressional news and perspective

ACP Strengthens Advocacy to Prevent Firearm Violence Amid Recurrence of Mass Shootings

Proposed congressional legislation may be a first step to reducing firearms injuries and deaths.

Administration news

US Surgeon General Report Highlights Urgent Need to Address Health Care Worker Burnout

ACP is very supportive of the report, offers several resources to help members alleviate burnout.

Quick hits

Webinar on HCC Coding: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Do you ever wonder how to use hierarchical condition category (HCC) coding to communicate patient complexity and why it is becoming increasingly important as health care shifts to value-based payment models? Learn about HCC reliance on ICD-10 coding to assign risk scores. Questions are welcomed as a part of registration and will be answered in the Q/A session. Please click this link to register.

Learn How to Make Your ACP Chapter Green

A new ACP toolkit provides you with ideas about how your chapter can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and become more environmentally sustainable. To find more effective ways for your chapter to reduce their carbon footprint click here.


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