Janice Wachtler, BAE Retires as ACOEP Prepares for the Future

ACOEP Executive Director Janice Wachtler with ACOEP Past President Mark Mitchell at the 2019 Scientific Assembly January marks the end of an era for the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) as longtime Executive Director Janice Wachtler, BAE officially enters retirement. “For decades Jan’s name has [...]

By |2019-12-06T16:02:21+00:00December 6th, 2019|News|0 Comments

ACOEP’s Advocacy Roundup

Latest Update on OON/Surprise Billing Surprise, out-of-network billing is a critical issue facing every physician practicing emergency medicine. ACOEP has worked with our partners at ACEP to advocate on behalf of physicians and patients, but your voice is needed in speaking up to members of Congress as they debate [...]

By |2019-11-26T20:07:35+00:00November 29th, 2019|Advocacy, News|0 Comments

ACOEP’s Advocacy Roundup

Emergency medicine providers are the front line of healthcare in this country, and this experience is a vital component to the discourse surrounding healthcare laws and regulations. It has never been more important to remain active and engaged in advocating for yourself, your colleagues, and your patients. Urge Your [...]

By |2019-11-21T20:58:26+00:00November 21st, 2019|Advocacy, News|0 Comments

ACOEP Community Mourns the Loss of Peter Rosen, MD

Peter Rosen, MD during a panel discussion at ACOEP's 2016 Spring Seminar The ACOEP community is saddened to learn of the passing of pioneering visionary, Peter Rosen, MD. Considered by many to be the “Father of Emergency Medicine,” Dr. Rosen’s influence was unmatched in his work as [...]

By |2019-11-14T17:16:39+00:00November 13th, 2019|News|0 Comments

ACOEP to Assist Residents Following Announcement of OVMC Closing

Ohio Valley Medical Center (OVMC) and East Ohio Regional Hospitals (EORH) announced they are closing. The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians is actively working with OVMC’s program director to secure placement for 16 emergency medicine residents, as well as one emergency medicine/internal medicine resident. ACOEP invites any program [...]

By |2019-08-08T19:51:28+00:00August 8th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Call to Action to Fight Against Surprise Billing

The American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians (ACOEP) is encouraged by progress made this week on the “No Surprises Act” in the House of Representatives, bi-partisan legislation designed to ban balance billing for emergency services of insured patients. Furthermore, it would set a reimbursement rate as the health insurers’ [...]

By |2019-07-25T17:33:48+00:00July 25th, 2019|Advocacy, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments