Insurance companies are shifting hundreds of millions of dollars each year in medical costs to patients. Insurance companies are narrowing their physician networks and sticking consumers with the bill for the difference between in and out of network doctors –
AK-ACEP Immediate Past President Anne Zink, MD, FACEP received the Alaska Public Health Association Health Care Achievement Award on January 18, 2018. Read her acceptance speech. Congratulations Anne!
Many thanks to the following health systems for their $5000 donation to the AK-ACEP chapter: Alaska Emergency Medicine Associates, Denali Emergency Medical Associates, Juneau Emergency Medical Associates, Golden Heart Emergency Physicians, and Mat-Su Regional Hospital. Your contributions help the chapter
An article originally from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, which has appeared in numerous news outlets around the country, featuring quotes from ACEP members.
House Committee Reviews MACRA and APMs On Wednesday, the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee held a hearing to evaluate the transition to value based care for physicians, including the development of Alternative Payment Models (APMs) established under the Medicare