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November 2, 2018
ACP Policy News
In updates to existing policy statement, College advocates for ‘common-sense policies' to prevent injuries and deaths.
ACP Regulatory News
Added risk and less shared savings could spur many physicians to drop out, College fears.
Health Policy News
GAO report finds fewer unmet medical needs overall in states that expanded eligibility.
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ACP was encouraged by the bipartisan opioid legislation that was signed by President Trump last week, but recognize that more needs to be done to tackle the opioid crisis, including the approval of funding to implement policies that will help patients who face addiction access appropriate treatment. ACP's Online Learning Center provides easy access to resources on opioid addiction and substance use disorder.
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.
Patients before paperwork, administrative burdens, the new CMS payment model proposal, and health insurance were discussed in the newest Curbsiders podcast. After listening to the episode, ACP members can log on to ACP's Online Learning Center to claim CME credit and MOC points.
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