Freestanding Emergency Centers Section

Freestanding Emergency Centers

The ACEP Section on Freestanding Emergency Centers provides a forum in which members of the College with special interests in Freestanding Emergency Centers, defined as independent emergency centers or satellite hospital outpatient departments, can develop a knowledge base, share information, receive and give counsel, and serve as a resource to others interested in this area of emergency medicine.

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January 5, 2024

Report on the ACEP 2023 Council Meeting

The ACEP 2023 Council considered 62 resolutions: 44 were adopted, 10 were not adopted, and 7 were referred to the Board of Directors. Even though there were no resolutions that pertained exclusively t...

January 5, 2024

The Potential for Eligibility of non HOPD FSEDs for REH Designation by CMS

In an attempt to reverse the loss of access to emergency medical care in rural communities due to the closure of Critical Access Hospitals (CAH), CMS has created a new category of services eligible fo...

January 5, 2024

Updates on the 2024 the 2024 Medicare Physician Final Rule for ED Related Codes

Medicare released the final rule for the 2024 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on November 2, 2023. A summary of the 2414-page final rule prepared by Michael A. Granovsky, MD, CPC, FACEP, President of Log...

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