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
Take Immediate Action Against AB-890!
AB 890 would allow a nurse practitioner to practice medicine without supervision or oversight by a physician. IEPC is deeply concerned about the impact of this proposed change on patient safety in and around emergency departments. Nurse practitioners do not have sufficient education and training to examine and diagnose emergency department patients completely independent of physicians. Physician supervision and a team … Read More
Call for Member Announcements – Due August 19
The next issue of the IEPC membership newsletter will be published in September. 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