IEPC Newsletter September 2020

cassieArticles, Member News

Click here to view the PDF of the newsletter. In This Issue: Building a telehealth program in the Emergency Department during COVID-19 COVID-19 Testing in the Coachella Valley Congress Must Pass MAT Act to Save Lives Add Fentanyl to your Toxicology Screen IEPC Members respond to Legislative Call to Action Podcast: ACEP Frontline Emergency Care at Risk Building a telehealth … Read More

IEPC Admin Office Closed for Labor Day


In observance of the Labor Day holiday, the IEPC Administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.

Protect Physician Supervision of Nurse Practitioners in the ED!


Thank you for your hard work advocating against AB 890; unfortunately, it continues to move. The legislative session is nearing a close and there is only one more opportunity to amend the bill. Please contact your state Senator and Senate Pro Tem Toni Atkins and urge them both to exempt emergency care from AB 890.  AB 890 would allow a nurse … Read More

COVID-19 Experiences


Click here to read about Dr. Lev’s first hand experiences during the corona virus pandemic

Surprise Billing Legislation


Click here to read the article IEPC Signs ACEP Letter to Protect Emergency Physicians From Unintended Damages in Surprise Billing Legislation  

ONDCP Director’s Letter


Click here to view the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s director’s letter. The group met with First Lady Melania Trump at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s annual forum