September 23, 2022

ACP Advocate

ACP Regulatory News

ACP: Proposed 2023 Physician Fee Schedule Contains Several Positive Proposals, but Changes Still Needed in Some Areas

ACP letter to CMS lists concerns with changes to flexible policies in response to pandemic, expiration of direct supervision flexibility, approach to split/shared billing.

Patients Before Paperwork

ACP Performance Measurement Committee Helps Physicians Put Patients Before Paperwork

Committee assesses whether performance measures lead to improved clinical outcomes, shares findings with regulatory bodies.

Judicial News

ACP: Federal Court Ruling on ACA Could Jeopardize Access to Preventive Health Care Services

Federal judge ruled that the government system for deciding which preventive services should be covered is unconstitutional.

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