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Patients Before Paperwork

ACP Advocate

Newsletter highlights that affect physician well-being and professional fulfillment.

ACP Urges Senate to Pass Legislation Aimed at Combating Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings
As violence against health care workers continues to threaten lives, the American College of Physicians is calling for a decisive response from the U.S. Senate, which is considering vital legislation.

ACP Urges Senate to Pass Legislation Aimed at Improving the Medicare Advantage Prior Authorization Process
Legislation will protect patients from unnecessary delays and reduce administrative burdens for physicians by streamlining prior authorization processes.

Complement Resources:

Breaking Bad! Prior Auth Harms the Physician-Patient Relationship

This recorded panel, in collaboration between ACP and Medicine Forward, addresses problems and workflow solutions to address the burdens of prior authorization. (Recorded May 31, 2022, 1 hour 28 minutes)

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Breaking Bad Series Part II: ACP & Medicine Forward Advance Solutions for Prior Authorization

This recorded panel, in collaboration between ACP and Medicine Forward, offers solutions to the prior authorization problems addressed in the first Breaking Bad! webinar. (Recorded October 3, 2022, 1 hour 30 minutes)

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ACP's Chapter Advocacy Toolkit

If you would like to work with your chapter to advocate for regulatory relief, please visit this toolkit for more resources and calls to action.

ACP Patients Before Paperwork Initiative

Patients Before Paperwork is an ACP initiative designed to reinvigorate the patient–physician relationship by challenging unnecessary practice burdens. To help the Patients Before Paperwork Initiative, provide your feedback with our online data-collection tool and contact the Patients Before Paperwork team directly at policy-regs@acponline.org.

Back to the November 18, 2022 issue of ACP IM Thriving