2017 Legislative Conference: Pre-Conference Highlights

The 2017 Legislative Conference is just around the corner. Don't miss a second of this fast-paced, educational, immersive event! Highlights include:

ACCPAC Dinner and Reception

Join us Sunday, Sept. 10, for a special ACCPAC-sponsored reception and dinner featuring political analyst and best-selling author Nicolle Wallace. To RSVP and purchase your ticket for the dinner or reception, email Lucas Sanders at lsanders@acc.org or call 202-375-6397.

Pre-Session For CV Team Clinicians and CV Administrators

Save the date for the CV Team and CV Administrator Legislative Conference Pre-Session, taking place Sept. 10 from Noon – 3:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about MIPS participation, how to work and bill as a team and much more. Please note that this is a free event and lunch will be provided for attendees. If you have not already registered, please contact Kelli Bohannon at kbohanno@acc.org, to RSVP.

2017 Legislative Conference Talking Points

For a sneak peek at the upcoming legislative action, see the talking points below:

  • Cosponsor H.R. 1155/S. 1361, a bill that would expand access to cardiac rehabilitation by allowing physician assistants, nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists to supervise cardiac, intensive cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs.
  • Foster innovation and research through increased funding for the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Ease administrative burden on clinicians by exercising oversight of QPP implementation, streamlining electronic health record (EHR) requirements, supporting H.R. 3120, a bill that would ease meaningful use requirements, and facilitating smooth transition to new payment models.