Navigation Links
Updated resource guide for internists released by ACP
Date:9/21/2010

Washington An updated practical resource guide for internists on the health care reform law adopted last March 23, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), was released today by the American College of Physicians (ACP). An Internist's Practical Guide to Understanding Health System Reform was developed by ACP's Division of Governmental Affairs and Public Policy, a significant player in helping to shape the health care reform law.

"This 109-page document features the 'nuts and bolts' of the key provisions in the PPACA that we believe will be of particular interest to internists and their patients," noted J. Fred Ralston, Jr., MD, FACP, president of the American College of Physicians. "It is designed to be super-easy to use, with hyperlinks that will allow readers to access and print explanations of key provisions of the law. It is organized by the effective dates and subject matter."

Although emphasizing topics of particular interest to ACP members, the guide provides practical information intended to be useful to many others, including physicians in other specialties, consumers, and policy analysts. ACP is making the guide broadly available to the public for free download, and has authorized redistribution of its contents by non-profit groups with attribution to ACP.

The update is provided nearly three months after the initial release of the guide in order to reflect details that have been determined by various agencies. The update also includes information on seven topics including ACOs, bundled payments, and health plan administrative simplification not previously covered but shown to be of interest based on questions and interest by internists and their patients.

The Internist's Guide features a two-page table of contents with hyperlinks that take viewers directly to provisions within the guide. They can access areas of interest by placing the cursor over given provisions in the table of conte
'/>"/>

Contact: David Kinsman
dkinsman@acponline.org
202-261-4554
American College of Physicians
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. ESMO publishes updated guidelines on cancer care
2. Updated HIV therapy guidelines would reduce risk of transmission, save lives, billions in costs
3. Shoot 1UP, Popular Xbox 360 Action Game, Updated for Disabled Gamers
4. EAU launches new and updated clinical guidelines for 2010
5. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and OpenHelixTM Announce an Updated Free Tutorial Suite for VISTA: Tools for Comparative Genomics
6. New resource to explain the health care law
7. CPM Resource Centers 19th international conference
8. Golden Age Resources, Inc Terminates Alliance with JK Development of Palm Beach County LLC.
9. 2010 Resource Planning Summit to offer $695 Registration Fee for PDMA, PMI, BIOCOM and ASAPM Members
10. Resource guide for internists released by ACP
11. ConnectedIn Divorce Resource Offers Online Expert Website for People Considering or Going Through Divorce
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... targets that could be used to provide relief ... London made the discovery when researching how pain ... body. , Dr Marzia Malcangio said: "We have ... and our findings could help chemotherapy patients who ... side effect of some chemotherapy drugs (such as ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Experimental Biology and Medicine a multidisciplinary ... Paul Kenis in the Institute of Genomic Biology ... Illinois Urbana-Champaign describe their recent work on subcellular ... of cell functions including energy metabolism, signaling, and ... regulating normal cellular behavior, redox status has been ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... a review published in the April issue of ... Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, says it,s time to ... approach to treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide ... occurs when molecules released into the bloodstream to fight ... Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health without ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... personnel who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and ... (TBI) were compared to military personnel without TBI ... in measures of overall disability, cognitive function, post-traumatic ... reported in an article in Journal of ... Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... YORK, NY (April 16, 2014) The cause of ... a new study proposes that neurons may be mistaken ... immune system, similar to the way autoimmune diseases like ... the body,s cells. The study was published April 16, ... a new, and likely controversial, idea in Parkinson,s disease; ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New pain relief targets discovered 2Health News:Live cell imaging reveals distinct alterations of subcellular glutathione potentials 2Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Long-term effects of battle-related 'blast plus impact' concussive TBI in US military 2Health News:Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? 2
... much within a generation and nearly 1000 British women are ... issued a warning// that mixtures of chemicals present in day ... of breast cancer. ,Synthetic estrogens have caught the ... to the female sex hormone estrogen. Estrogen which is an ...
... taking the death toll in the capital to 33 Tuesday, ... the mosquito-borne viral disease showing no signs of abating. ... 83 new patients admitted in the city hospitals since Monday. ... 55-year-old Pritam of Faridabad town close to the national capital. ...
... Treatment outcomes vary widely and depend on which state, ... the finding of a new report//. ,The report, ... have a 69 percent lower risk of dying at ... the difference between the best- and worst-performing hospitals has ...
... needs this year according to state and federal officials who ... a shot. ,Annemarie Beardsworth, adult-immunization manager at the ... Rhode Island's public flu clinics, which started on Oct. 2, ... regular shipments. ,Beardsworth said, "Anyone who wants to ...
... United States researchers have explained the recent improvements in the ... slowing// the onset of paralysis. It is observed that people ... in charge of breathing actually stop working. Despite all the ... reasons that cause the disease. ,During the study, ...
... drug funding agency has confirmed that herceptin, a drug ... spite of ongoing criticism// over the decision. The deputy ... drug is highly expensive and funding could not be ... and has been arrived at after complete investigation of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:One More Victim Succumbs to Dengue in Delhi 2Health News:Hospital Outcome Linked to its Quality 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  According to Millennium Research ... market intelligence, the United States ... device markets will expand moderately through 2022, with ... In particular, increasing interest in drug-eluting beads (DEBs) ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... YORK , Jan. 15, 2014 ... market research report is available in ... Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced ... Routes of Administration ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... InformEx, North America,s leading business partnering ... the 30 th edition of its annual conference at ... January 21-24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131028/NY05330LOGO-a ) ... and specialty chemical companies will take part in the conference, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 2US and European Transcatheter Embolization and Occlusion Device Market to Surpass $1.6 Billion by 2022 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 2Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 3Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 4Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 5Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 6Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 7Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 8Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 9Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 10Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 11Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 12Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 13Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 14Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 15Global Markets and Technologies for Advanced Drug Delivery Systems -- Focus on Routes of Administration 16Media Advisory: InformEx 2014 Events & Speaker Lineup for 30th Edition Conference in Miami Beach 2
... VeraTag(TM) Assays in Breast ... Cancer, SOUTH ... announced five posters to be,presented at the 30th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium ... details for,each embargoed session:, -- Friday, December 14th, 2007, 7.00 am ...
... Biotech today announced that 12,clinical studies of DOXIL(R) ... the 49th annual meeting of the American Society ... on December 8-11,2007., "We are very pleased ... Craig Tendler, M.D., Vice President, Medical Affairs,Oncology/Nephrology, Ortho ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Monogram Announces Posters to be Presented at the 30th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2Monogram Announces Posters to be Presented at the 30th San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 3Twelve DOXIL(R) Clinical Studies to be Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 2Twelve DOXIL(R) Clinical Studies to be Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 3Twelve DOXIL(R) Clinical Studies to be Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 4Twelve DOXIL(R) Clinical Studies to be Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 5Twelve DOXIL(R) Clinical Studies to be Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 6Twelve DOXIL(R) Clinical Studies to be Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 7Twelve DOXIL(R) Clinical Studies to be Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 8Twelve DOXIL(R) Clinical Studies to be Presented at American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 9
... Injectable was designed to provide the surgeon with ... of surgical complications during cataract and retinal surgery. ... small and medium sized pupils which allows expansion ... iris sphincter during surgery, and allows the pupil ...
... Flow Unit is a flexible, total solution. , ... operating theaters since 1983. A major part of ... extensive experience from all the different areas of ... , ,Kojair Tech Oy is a comprehensive supplier. ...
Provides stable positioning of the knee during surgery....
BRAT 2 Autologous Blood Recovery System gives performance, speed, versatility, and quality processing. , ,The BRAT 2 is now available with on-board Vacuum, programmability, plasma sequestration, Data...
Medicine Products: