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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Related Advocacy

Background

The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been rapidly spreading through the United States and the World.

Where We Stand

ACP is closely monitoring the global situation caused by the outbreak and spread of COVID-19. We are advocating for immediate steps the administration, Congress, state governments and private sector stakeholders can take to help address the situation.

ADVOCACY SPOTLIGHT

#SavePrimaryCare

ACP is asking Secretary of HHS, Alex Azar, to make a targeted allocation from the Provider Relief Fund to primary care physicians and other clinicians to help them weather the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow the conversation on social media #SavePrimaryCare.

Clinical Resources

COVID-19 Clinical Resources

These resources are meant to assist internists seeking to prepare and manage their response.
COVID-19 Clinical Resources

Practice Management Resources

COVID-19 Practice Management Resources

This toolkit is intended to help practices now and in the coming weeks make adjustments due to COVID-19.
COVID-19 Practice Management Resources

Public Health, Non-Discrimination, and Health System Capacity

ACP has been advocating for policies that will help to protect public health and preserve our health system capacity while fighting COVID-19.

Latest Advocacy Efforts

Prescription Drug Issues

ACP is concerned about the potential for drug shortages and price gouging while we are facing the threat of COVID-19.

Latest Advocacy Efforts


Search the ACP Policy Library

To access everything ACP has said related to access to care issues search all policy statements, copies of testimony, and letters to government and non-government officials.

Search the Policy Library

Support for Physician Practices

Additional Advocacy Efforts

Coverage and Access for Testing and Treatment

Additional Advocacy Efforts

Public Health, Non-Discrimination, and Health System Capacity

Additional Advocacy Efforts

Prescription Drug Issues

Additional Advocacy Efforts

Advocacy with Congress on COVID-19 Legislation

Additional Advocacy Efforts