AAHPM Week in Review: October 8-12
It has been a busy week at the Academy! The AAHPM Ascend leadership meeting was enlightening and revitalizing, paper and poster presenters were notified, the AAHPM election is in its final days, new education offerings were released, and a call for SIG leaders is now open. Read our blog to learn more about these exciting items.
Call for Assembly Case Sessions and Scholar E-Posters
Consider submitting an abstract for a case submission or scholar e-poster for the 2019 Annual Assembly. This is your opportunity to share your research or improvement projects. Submissions are due November 1 at Noon ET. Learn more.
AAHPM Week in Review: October 1-5
We are in a new month with a lot of items taking off. Annual Assembly registration is now open, as is the third call for abstracts, including case sessions and scholar e-posters. AAHPM was well represented this week at the fall AMA RUC meeting, at the American Medical Student Association's Residency Fair, and in Atlanta, urging the Senator to support PCHETA. Learn more.
CMS Awards AAHPM $5.5 Million Grant
AAHPM in partnership with the National Coalition of Hospice and Palliative Care and the RAND Corporation, were awarded a $5.5 million three-year grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to develop patient-reported quality measures for community based palliative care. Read the press release to learn more.
AAHPM Week in Review: September 24-28
AAHPM staff is preparing for a busy October, but don't miss out on the current offerings happening now. The board election is open for voting, we are currently receiving applications for the Access Fund scholarship, and the PallOnc Symposium is quickly approaching November 16-17, 2018 in San Diego. Read on for more information.
University of Utah Awarded Ho/Chiang Grant
The University of Utah HPM Fellowship Program was awarded the YC Ho/Helen and Michael Chiang Foundation fellowship grant to partially support one fellow for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Ho/Chiang grant supports a program operating a pediatric track within an adult fellowship training program. Congratulations!
AAHPM Week in Review: September 17-21
It's been an exciting week at the Academy! Review the last week at the Academy including a $5.5 million grant, a new resiliency and well-being webpage, opportunities for fellowships and leadership roles, and much more. Read the Week in Review.
AAHPM Week in Review: September 10-14
September is already flying by. Stay up to date with Academy news by reading this week's Week in Review. This update includes a call for Assembly reviewers, HPMQ videos, information on the Quality Matters Conference, and updates on PCHETA and letters to CMS. Read more.
AAHPM Week in Review: September 3-7
It's been another busy week at the Academy. Get caught up on the lastest activities including, submitting comments to CMS on various proposed rules, joining the PC FACS editorial team, submitting comments to ABIM, new published articles in JPSM, and offsite meetings with NCHPC. Read more.
Physician Groups Oppose CMS’ Proposed Changes to E/M Payment
AAHPM joined 150+ physician groups to tell the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that proposed changes to payment for E/M services will hurt specialties that treat the sickest patients and jeopardize their access to care. The Academy will submit detailed comments on the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule and soon provide suggested talking points for members that also wish to weigh in.