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ACR Responds to CY2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) applauded the agency for continuing to recognize the value of rheumatology, by affirming changes to E/M reimbursement to better...
5-Oct-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Secures $7M Grant to Address Gaps in Lupus Care and Treatment

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) was recently awarded a $7M grant to reduce inequities in symptom recognition, care and disease management of systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus). The grant, which will be led by the ACR’s Collaborative...
21-Sep-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Leaders and Patient Advocates Urge Congress to Address Care Challenges Exacerbated by COVID-19 During Advocates for Arthritis

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) will hold its first virtual Advocates for Arthritis event on Tuesday, Sept. 15, where more than 120 rheumatologists, rheumatology health professionals, and patient advocates will meet with lawmakers via...
14-Sep-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

"My Disease May Be Invisible, But I’m Not": Patients Tell Their Stories During Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and Simple Tasks™ will recognize the fifth annual Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month (RDAM) this September with an awareness campaign that focuses on amplifying patient voices and experiences.
2-Sep-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Press Registration Opens for ACR Convergence 2020

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and the Association for Rheumatology Professionals (ARP) welcomes members of the press to write about research presented at ACR Convergence 2020, the ACR’s annual meeting
27-Aug-2020 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology’s Annual Meeting Pivots to All-Virtual Format

In keeping with global efforts to stem the spread of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) will take its annual, face-to-face meeting virtual. ACR Convergence will take place online Nov. 5 – 9.
27-Aug-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Applauds E/M Coding Changes, Telehealth Expansion in FY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today applauded the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for taking steps to appropriately value cognitive care and expand telehealth access in its CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed...
4-Aug-2020 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Releases Position Statement on Telemedicine

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has released an official position statement supporting the role of telemedicine as a tool with the potential to increase access and improve care for patients with rheumatic diseases. It also highlights the...
29-Jun-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., the American College of Rheumatology is an international medical society representing over 9,400 rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals with a mission to empower rheumatology professionals to excel in their specialty. In doing so, the ACR offers education, research, advocacy and practice management support to help its members continue their innovative work and provide quality patient care. Rheumatologists are experts in the diagnosis, management and treatment of more than 100 different types of arthritis and rheumatic diseases. For more information, visit www.rheumatology.org.

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