Audio-only telemedicine has improved patient care, especially for rural and disadvantaged patients. ACP is seeking member feedback on their use of the practice.
1 Feb 2023
Although many internists may have felt inexperienced with telemedicine before the pandemic, they could well have been doing it all along.
1 Oct 2020
Estimates from the American Heart Association suggest that only about 20% to 30% of eligible patients ever receive the intervention.
1 Mar 2022
New content and resources have been added to the initiative's website, including a link to ACP's October 2017 paper “Promoting Transparency and Alignment in Medicare Advantage,” which calls for Medicare Advantage plans to increase transparency.
7 Nov 2017
Of the six osteoporosis performance measures relevant to internal medicine physicians, only one is valid at three levels of attribution, i.e., individual physician, group practice, and health plan, an ACP assessment found.
10 Oct 2023
The fact sheets cover the Primary Care First Model and the Direct Contracting Model, two risk-bearing primary care models that are part of the CMS Primary Cares Initiative.
2 Jul 2019
Data from China provide new insights into disease characteristics, experts offer advice on caring for isolated older adults, and ACP and others release guidance on easing social distancing and other restrictions.
21 Apr 2020
Naloxone prescriptions more than doubled between 2017 and 2018 but still only one in 69 patients receiving high-dose opioids gets a naloxone prescription.
13 Aug 2019
CMS is seeking physicians or health care providers who look at Medicare feedback reports, as well as administrative staff and office managers who interact with Medicare systems and complete tasks related to Medicare quality data submission.
20 Jun 2017
A comprehensive primary care model that includes oral health is needed to prevent health problems, reduce costs, and provide equitable care.
1 Nov 2021