The College highlighted 3 priorities as the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 is implemented: to establish better measures and less burdensome reporting, to create realistic pathways for patient-centered medical homes, and to define eligible alternative payment measure requirements.
26 Apr 2016
Physicians now have until July 1, 2016 to apply for a hardship exception to the 2015 reporting requirements for Medicare's EHR Incentive Program, or meaningful use.
22 Mar 2016
Many of the changes to the program were in response to concerns and comments that ACP provided to the agency.
23 Jun 2015
Physicians and other eligible professionals must satisfactorily report for 2015 to avoid a 2% penalty on their 2017 Medicare payments.
1 Mar 2016
More than a year and half after ACP proposed its vision of health care reform, the organization is viewing how close it is to achieving a health care system that is available and affordable to all.
1 Sep 2021
Risk factors for recurrence include age; sex; and use of antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors, or corticosteroids. These factors could adjust treatment algorithms for high-risk patients, including earlier use of fecal transplant.
11 Jul 2017
An expert offers four recommendations for tackling value and care model innovation.
1 Feb 2019
Medical groups are increasingly addressing the relationship between the climate and health, and how predominantly lower-income, Black, or Hispanic/Latino communities have taken the brunt of pollution's impact.
1 Sep 2021
Medicare announced last week that it would begin covering screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT, effective immediately.
10 Feb 2015
Of 558,322 new heart failure patients, 34.8% received coronary artery disease (CAD) testing and 9.3% received revascularization within 90 days, which fell below expectations set by current guidelines, according to authors of a study of U.S. administrative claims data.
1 Mar 2022