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The Future of Healthcare Policy: Insights from the Federal Update Podcast

The healthcare landscape is constantly changing, and to understand current healthcare policy, experts in the field are featured in this Federal Update podcast. Hear from: Michael H. Park, a partner at Alston & Bird and the ACOFP’s Director of Government Affairs; Hon. Earl Pomeroy, a former Congressman with extensive experience in healthcare policy; and Mark H. Rader, a senior healthcare policy advisor recognized as one of the top lobbyists.

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What About Advocacy?

By James E. Froelich, III, DO, FACOFP dist. | Past Chair and Current Member, ACOFP Federal Legislation & Advocacy Committee Well…what about advocacy? Osteopathic family physicians are so busy with […]

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Growing the Primary Care Physician Workforce: Legislative Changes to GME

Enacted on December 27, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) is one of the largest bills ever passed by Congress—both in terms of funding and policy changes. Many provisions impacted family medicine, but this post highlights changes to one of the most important federal physician training programs—graduate medical education (GME)—and ACOFP’s work to further grow the primary care physician workforce.

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PFS Proposed Rule Series, Part 3: Changes to Supervision Rules

This is the last installment in our three-part series covering physician-focused proposals in recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed regulations. In this edition, we will discuss two proposals in the Calendar Year (CY) 2021 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule. These proposals are relevant for physicians practicing in outpatient hospital settings who receive Medicare payments.