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Learn Where the ACP Stands on Legislative Issues-topics such as health policy issues, news and recent policy changes.
Project Vote Smart-a comprehensive database that helps you identify federal and state legislators, through a zip code search, and research their positions, voting records, campaign finances, performance evaluations, and even send them an email.
Leadership Day - this grassroots political advocacy initiative brings members of the college together to visit in Washington, D.C to address and speak on behalf of the key advocacy priorities for the college.
ACP Federal Legislative & Regulatory News
2015 Texas Legislative Priorities
1. Restore funding to the Primary Care Preceptorship Programs (including the General Internal Medicine Statewide Preceptorship Program, GIMSPP) in the amount of $4 Million Per Biennium
2. GME Funding/Workforce in Texas
3. Medicaid Pay Parity
4. Administrative burdens in patient care
February 25, 2015
KXAN News Austin - Interview
Check out news footage of Dr. Alejandro Moreno (TXACP President) and Dr. Chase Maxwell, sharing the need to reinstate funding for the Primary Care Preceptorship Program.
Medicaid Primary Care Pay Parity Program
ACP National launches efforts to influence members of Congress to enact legislation this year that will extend the Medicaid Primary Care Pay Parity program under current law for an additional two years beyond its Dec. 31, 2014 sunset date. Legislation
to that effect has been introduced in the Senate by Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Patty Murray (D-WA), the Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act, S. 2694. Members are encouraged to request of your senators that they cosponsor S.2694 and of your representatives that they introduce the companion bill in the House.
ACP National has developed the following report indicating the impact of the program in Texas and why it should be extended.
Texas Chapter Report
The Texas Chapter of the American College of Physicians Services (TXACP Services) invites you to participate in the annual Leadership Day on Capitol Hill. This grassroots political advocacy initiative brings members of the college together to visit in Washington, D.C to address and speak on behalf of the key advocacy priorities for the college. Your participation as an Advocate for ACP throughout the legislative process-from subcommittee to committee to chamber votes, and Leadership Day helps to advance these key priorities and increase the possibility of a successful outcome.
Texas Chapter Annual Scientific Meeting
November 17-18, 2018, JW Marriott Austin
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