ACEP is an active force in Washington, D.C., 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 20, 2018 - During LAC18, more than 500 emergency physicians visited Capitol Hill and spoke with their Members of Congress about key issues affecting your ability to provide care for patients in the emergency department, including drug shortages and the opioid epidemic. The advocacy that day by ACEP members has already translated into direct results on these issues in the weeks since--learn more here.
This is a video update showing the latest developments coming out of Washington, D.C. that affect emergency physicians and patients.
August 22, 2018