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 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

Ohio HR726 Proposed Expansion of Practice Rights to Advanced Practice Practitioners

A bill being considered before the Ohio State House of Representatives (HR726) put forth by Representative Theresa Gavarone.  The bill seeks to revise and repeal certain sections of current legislation limiting  the practice rights of Advanced Practice Providers, like RNS, PA, ENPs, and to allow them (in certain cases) [...]

By |2019-08-05T14:32:20+00:00September 13th, 2018|Advocacy, News|0 Comments

ACOEP Joins Coalition to Advocate for Emergency Physicians and Patients in Texas

This Spring ACOEP joined forces to speak out against Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas and their dangerous decision to limit coverage for emergency care. Alongside the American College of Emergency Physicians, Emergency Department Practice Management Association, the National Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers, and others, ACOEP co-signed a [...]

By |2018-07-12T18:27:33+00:00July 12th, 2018|Advocacy|0 Comments

ACOEP Takes A Stand Against Merit Badge Courses

We are pleased to announce a historic collaboration involving nearly every major Emergency Medicine organization: The Coalition to Oppose Medical Merit Badges. Coalition members include the following organizations: American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) American Academy of Emergency Medicine/Resident and Student Association (AAEM/RSA) American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) American [...]

By |2017-05-17T14:10:11+00:00May 17th, 2017|Advocacy|0 Comments