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American College of Rheumatology Receives Grants to Help Increase Access to Clinical Trials for Minority Populations Affected by Lupus

The American College of Rheumatology’s Collaborative Initiatives department has received two grants from the Office of Minority Health (OMH) to support the development of programs that aim to increase the recruitment and enrollment in clinical...
13-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology: New CMS Decision an Affront to America’s Sickest Medicare Patients

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today expressed its extreme disappointment with a new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) decision to allow Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to implement step therapy for Part B drugs and...
9-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Responds to the CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program Proposed Rules

The American College of Rheumatology expressed concerns that the proposed cuts to cognitive E/M services, along with the methodology changes to PE, will further restrict patient access to rheumatologists and other cognitive specialists at a time...
19-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Partners with Emirates Society for Rheumatology to Co-host International Conference

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is collaborating with the Emirates Society for Rheumatology (ESR) to co-host their 4th Annual Conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 19-21, 2018.
25-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Issues Position Statement on Pharmacovigilance

The American College of Rheumatology has released a position statement on pharmacovigilance emphasizing the need for the continued monitoring of new drugs once they are introduced to the market.
13-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Urges HHS to Adopt Drug Policy Principles that Protect Health Care Access for Chronically Ill Americans

In response to the Trump Administration’s American Patients First drug pricing blueprint, the American College of Rheumatology – which represents more than 7,700 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals in the U.S. – today issued...
12-Jun-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Address Rising Costs & Access Barriers in Arthritis Care

Rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals convened on Capitol Hill this week to urge legislative action on pressing policy issues affecting rheumatology care during the American College of Rheumatology’s Advocacy Leadership Conference,...
18-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Responds to Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance Proposed Rule

In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) expressed concern that the Short-Term, Limited-Duration Insurance (STLDI) proposed rule could weaken consumer protections that...
24-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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