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May 3, 2019
ACP Regulatory News
Plan shifts from fee-for-service to set monthly rates for some groups, starting in 2020.
Advocacy in Action
ACP takes aim at issues that confront physicians and patients.
News from the College
Members urged to use their voice to make a difference for patients and physicians alike.
As part of the American Medical Association Opioid Task Force, the California Medical Association is asking physicians to complete two online surveys on optimal pain care and treatment for substance use disorders. The surveys, which aim to allow physicians to better understand and remove barriers to treatment, will close on Wednesday, May 8. Click here to access and complete the surveys.
Hospitals and practices interested in joining the Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) Advanced Model starting in January 2020 can submit an application via the BPCI Advanced Application Portal now through June 24. For more information about the model and its requirements, or to download a Request for Applications document (RFA), the application template, and the necessary attachments, click here.
In a new ACP Advocate Blog post, Bob Doherty, SVP of Government Affairs and Public Policy, outlines what the new payment and delivery models unveiled by CMS mean for primary care physicians. To read the full blog post, click here.
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