Patients Before Paperwork

Request for Information; National Directory of Healthcare Providers & Services [RIN 0938–ZB72]

Updates provided by Nadia Daneshvar, ACP Advocacy team

ACP responded to a request for information from CMS related to the creation of a “National Provider Directory,” which has some burden-reduction implications for ACP members. The letter was drafted with input from the Medical Informatics Committee (MIC) and came from the MIC chair on behalf of ACP.

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