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November 16, 2018

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ACP Regulatory News

Medicare Postpones Changes in Pay for Patient Evaluation and Management Services

ACP intends to keep working with agency to make sure payments reflect the value of complex care.


Congressional News and Perspective

Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion May See Benefits from Election Results

ACP executive explains the impact on key health issues.


Advocacy in Action

ACP Sparks Physician Movement #ThisIsOurLane Responding to National Rifle Association Over Policies on Firearms Safety

College's call for common-sense changes receives widespread support.


Patients Before Paperwork

Primary Care Conference Focuses on Issues Important to ACP

Attendees share insights on investing in primary care and patient-centered medical homes.


In Case You Missed It

Deadline Approaching for ACP Innovation Challenge 2019

ACP is accepting applications for its fourth annual Innovation Challenge at the 2019 IM Meeting. The event showcases the best and brightest ideas from practicing physicians, fellows, residents, and medical students that have the potential to transform the practice of internal medicine on a national level. Selected finalists will present their projects to a panel of judges in front of a live audience at the meeting. A Grand Prize winner will be selected by the judges and awarded $20,000 to support implementation/study of their idea. The deadline for submitting applications is Nov. 30, 2018. For more information and to apply, visit ACP's website.


Physician and Practice Timeline Updates

The Physician and Practice Timeline is an online tool to help physicians stay on top of important dates and track deadlines for a variety of regulatory, payment, educational, and delivery system changes, requirements and opportunities.


ACP Offers 2019 ACA Open Enrollment Resources

The 2019 ACA open enrollment period began November 1. ACP has updated several resources for physicians interested in helping their patients choose and enroll in coverage plans. Learn more and access the updated resources.


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