Paul Manos and John Holstein to Present at the March IEPC Speaker Series

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IEPC is proud to present the 2022 Speaker Series, to continue on Monday, March 28th at 9 AM Pacific! This free speaker series will welcome leaders in the field to cover timely and engaging topics that are important to independent emergency physicians. The sessions will precede each monthly conference call and are open to all IEPC members and those who … Read More

John Holstein to present EmergencyMedicine Practice Revenue Challenges

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IEPC is proud to present the 2022 Speaker Series, to continue on Monday, February 28th at 9 AM Pacific! This free speaker series will welcome leaders in the field to cover timely and engaging topics that are important to independent emergency physicians. The sessions will precede each monthly conference call and are open to all IEPC members and those who … Read More

TMA Sues Feds Over Unfair Rule for Surprise Billing Law

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Originally published on October 29, 2021Updated November 2, 2021 [Austin, TX] — The Texas Medical Association (TMA) filed a lawsuit in federal district court in Tyler, Texas, after the Biden administration failed to follow clear direction from Congress about how to implement the dispute resolution process set forth in the No Surprises Act, legislation that was passed in 2020 to … Read More

Call for IEPC Member Announcements Due October 29

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The next issue of the IEPC membership newsletter will be published in November. The purpose of this newsletter is to connect the IEPC membership with information, opportunities, resources, and each other. We are very pleased to dedicate one section of this newsletter to recognize the professional accomplishments of our members but we need your help! Have you received awards or … Read More

Mark Reiter to Discuss AAEM Priorities for the Independent Emergency Physician

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IEPC is proud to present the 2021 Speaker Series, to continue on Monday, September 27 at 9 AM Pacific! This free speaker series will welcome leaders in the field to cover timely and engaging topics that are important to independent emergency physicians. The sessions will precede each monthly conference call and are open to all IEPC members and those who … Read More

IEPC July Webinar with Andrew Selesnick Canceled

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Due to a scheduling conflict, Andrew Selesnick from the Healthcare Litigation Practice Group will be unable to join us on Monday, July 26 as part of the 2021 IEPC Speaker Series. We hope that you will plan to attend the next session on Monday, August 23 at 9AM when we welcome Sandy Schnieder, MD, ACEP Director of EM Practice. Further sessions in the series … Read More

They Have Xed the X Waiver!

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Dear IEPC members and friends The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced that it will expand access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) by exempting physicians from certain certification requirements needed to prescribe buprenorphine for patients suffering from opioid use disorder. The emergency and addiction community are celebrating the removal of this treatment barrier. Read the announcements from HHS and ACEP. There were … Read More

Minutes Now Available from IEPC October Conference Call

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The minutes from the monthly IEPC conference call, held Monday, October 26 at 9:00AM PT, are now available in the monthly archive. To access the document, please log in to the IEPC member page and click Resources and Services on the second top menu. A listing of minutes from previous meetings can be found in the Minutes and Updates section. You can … Read More

Speak Out to Congress Against Medicare Cuts!

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Sign the petition today!The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued its proposed 2021 Medicare physician fee schedule (PFS), which proposes Medicare payment rates beginning January 1, 2021. The fee schedule often serves as the basis for which many private payors set their reimbursement rates as well. Prior to the release of the PFS, ACEP was successful in … Read More