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ACP Response to CMS’s Request for Information: Certification Frequency and Requirements for Reporting of Quality Measures Under CMS Programs
Letter also offers ACP recommendations
Washington, January 27, 2016 — The American College of Physicians (ACP) today sent a letter to Andy Slavitt, acting administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), responding to CMS’s request for information on the certification frequency and requirements for reporting of quality measures under CMS programs[CMS-3323-NC].
ACP letter to Senate Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group urges
additional recommendations to improve care of patients with chronic
Washington, January 26, 2016 -- The American College of Physicians today submitted a detailed letter with comments on the Senate Finance Committee's Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group policy options document.
ACP issues advice for evaluating blood in the urine as a sign of cancer
Philadelphia, January 26, 2016 -- In a paper published today in Annals of Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians issued High Value Care advice for the evaluation of blood in the urine, or hematuria, as a sign of urinary tract cancer and to help physicians make decisions about referral of patients for urological assessment.
Video news story featuring ACP's Board of Regents Chair Dr. Tanveer Mir discussing High Value Care advice from ACP and the CDC for prescribing antibiotics for acute respiratory tract infections in adults.
ACP in the News
|01/25/2016||'Concierge medicine' is reaching new markets - USA Today|
|01/25/2016||The triple aim must turn into the quadruple aim. Here’s why. - KevinMD|
|01/21/2016||Fighting a Cold? Here's the One Thing Experts Suggest Avoiding - Glamour|
|01/20/2016||Most respiratory infections don't require antibotics, new guidelines advise - TODAY|
|01/19/2016||Effort to Curb Overuse of Antibiotics Amid Cold, Flu Seasons - The New York Times|
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