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Dateline: DC—April 2018(Comments Off on Dateline: DC—April 2018)

April 1, 2018

Summarizes the provisions in the omnibus funding legislation (H.R. 1625) for fiscal year 2018 that correspond to key ACS legislative priorities, including cancer research, the opioid epidemic, trauma research, and violence prevention.

Legislation

Dateline: DC—March 2018

A summary of provisions in the Bipartisan Budget Act that will affect health care providers—including elimination of “misvalued codes” and technical corrections in MIPS— are described.

Legislation

Dateline: DC—February 2018

This month’s column provides updates on the government shutdown, ACS’ 2018 legislative priorities, and state lobby days.

Dateline: DC—January 2018

This column provides updates on College advocacy and health policy activities, including advanced alternative payment models, Stop the Bleed, the Physician Compare website, and HIPAA guidance on the opioid epidemic.

Dateline: DC—December 2017

This column provides updates on College advocacy and health policy activities, including MPFS, Stop the Bleed, and MACRA.

   

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