AAHPM Week in Review: May 13-17
Take action and get involved! Nominate a colleague as an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, submit an abstract for the 2019 Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium, and attend a free webinar to learn more about an innovative palliative care quality measures project. Read this and more in the Week in Review.
Nominate an Emerging Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine
AAHPM is now seeking nominations for the second class of Emerging Leaders in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. We are looking to identify the most accomplished early career professionals and acknowledge the exceptional work of the next generation of leaders. Learn more and nominate a colleague or yourself.
2019 Virtual Conference Registration Open
Registration is available for the 2019 Virtual Conference: Overcoming the Challenges of Community-Based Palliative Care, hosted by NHPCO, AAHPM, and HPNA. This conference will address key clinical practice and program development challenges. AAHPM members receive a special rate. Learn more and register today!
AAHPM Week in Review: May 6-10
AAHPM members and staff strive to be highly collaborative and engaged, representing hospice and palliative care in the broad world of healthcare and medicine. Read this week's Week in Review to see where staff and members participated in educational events.
New Payment Models Include Options for Serious Illness Care
The CMS Innovation Center has announced new primary care payment models to reward high-value care, including a design to support seriously ill patients that builds on AAHPM’s proposed APM and offers hospice and palliative care providers new payment opportunities. CMS will hold webinars for interested stakeholders on 4/30 and 5/16. Learn more and register.
AAHPM Week in Review: April 29 - May 3
Deadlines are quickly approaching for many items! Submit your letter of interest for serving on the Quarterly editorial leadership team by May 13, submit a nomination for the AAHPM Board of Directors or Nominating Committee by June 3, and submit a nomination for one of nine awards by June 3. Don't miss these deadlines! Learn more.
AAHPM Week in Review: April 22-26
This week the CMS Innovation Center announced new primary care payment models, and the AAHPM RUC Advisor attended the AMA RUC meeting and presented recommendations. Deadlines are approaching for Annual Assembly abstracts and Quarterly Editorial Board applications. Read more.
AAHPM Week in Review: April 15-19
Are you caught up on all things AAHPM? Learn about joining the editorial board, becoming Hospice Medical Director Certified, serving as a test site for quality measures, supporting PCHETA, and advocating for our field. Read more.
AAHPM Week in Review: April 8-12
Stay up to date on the industry news - there was a lot this week. The MACRA Palliative Care Measures Project TECUPP and MSP held meetings, the CDC clarified its opioid prescribing guidance and the FDA made labeling changes, and AAHPM signed a letter calling Congress to pass the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act. Read more.
AAHPM Comments on Pain Management Best Practices Draft Report
The Academy offered feedback on findings and recommendations in a draft report from the HHS Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force established under the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act. AAHPM calls for balanced, evidence-based, person-centered policy to support patients with pain. Read the comment letter.