Application Cycle for Research Scholars Program Now Open
AAHPM offers its members an opportunity to participate in NPCRC's Kathleen M. Foley Palliative Care Retreat and Research Symposium. This retreat will be held October 24-26, 2017 at the Four Seasons Resort in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. If you are an AAHPM member and early career researcher, review the requirements and submit your application. Learn more.
Position on International Collaboration in Medicine
As a member of the Council for Medical Specialty Societies, AAHPM recently signed on to the CMSS position statement, which expressed concern on the recent executive order suspending some foreign entry into the US and called on national leaders to eliminate barriers to scientific exchange and medical education. Read the CMSS position statement.
AAHPM's Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
AAHPM strives to be an organization where diverse individuals and communities join together to support one another and deliver the best care possible. We offer a welcoming environment to all and reaffirm our committment to connecting and collaborating with our diverse group of colleagues. Read our Committment to Diversity and Inclusion.
Community-Based Palliative Care Guidelines Project Underway
AAHPM will be one of several organizations working to develop new community-based palliative care guidelines beginning in 2017. A grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will fund the project. Learn more.
Annual Assembly Hotel Accommodations
The Annual Assembly hotel rooms are filling up fast. A limited number of hotel rooms are still available so be sure to plan your stay soon. We are in the process of securing additional rooms, but encourage you to check hotel and travel sites for more options. You will be notified as space opens up.
2017 Billing and Coding Webinar Recording Now Available
If you missed the 2017 Coding and Medicare Changes for Billing webinar, don't worry. The webinar is available as an MP3 audio recording or an MP4 webinar recording synchronized to the PowerPoint slides. Learn more and order now!
Free Webinar Recording: New CMS Quality Payment Program
Starting January 2017, Medicare is moving from volume- to value-based reimbursement. AAHPM leaders present an overview of the CMS Quality Payment Program and discuss challenges and opportunities it offers for our field. Are you prepared?
Funding Awarded for National Registries Project
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation awarded AAHPM and its partner organizations a 12-month $487,000 grant to explore clinical data registry development to advance the quality of care for patients with serious illness. AAHPM will serve as the lead organization for this project. Learn more.
Upcoming Webinar on 2017 Coding and Medicare changes
Register now to attend the webinar "2017 Coding and Medicare Changes for Billing" presented by Jean Acevedo, CHC CPC CENTC LHRM. The webinar will be held Wednesday, December 14. Learn more and register now.
Pathways Project Will Improve Chronic Kidney Care
Dr. Dale Lupu and Dr. Alvin Moss will serve as co-investigators on a 15-month grant awarded for the Pathways Project to support the development of evidence-based best practices for delivering person-centered palliative care to patients with chronic kidney disease. Learn more.