ACEP is an active force in Washington, DC, working on important issues that affect emergency medical care. ACEP's federal advocacy efforts revolve around one thing: ensuring that life-saving emergency care is there when it's needed nationwide.
July 17, 2018 - The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the Medical Association of Georgia (MAG) today filed suit against Anthem’s Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia in federal court in an effort to compel the insurance giant to rescind its controversial and dangerous emergency care policy that retroactively denies coverage for emergency patients.
June 19, 2018 - In response to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) practices surrounding separation of children from their parents when detained at border crossings in the Southwestern United States, Paul Kivela, MD, FACEP, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) released the following statement opposing these actions.
This is a video update showing the latest developments coming out of Washington, D.C. that affect emergency physicians and patients.
July 13, 2018