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The American College of Rheumatology/Vasculitis Foundation Release Three New Guidelines for Treatment of Vasculitis

 The American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with the Vasculitis Foundation (VF), released three new guidelines for the treatment and management of systemic vasculitis.
9-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Co-Authors Amicus Brief in Support of North Dakota Regulating PBM Industry

The Alliance for Transparent & Affordable Prescriptions (ATAP), the Community Oncology Alliance (COA), and American Pharmacies filed an amicus brief with the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in support of North Dakota’s efforts to regulate practices...
6-Jul-2021 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AMA Passes ACR-Led Resolution Opposing Paying Patients to Switch Treatments

The American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates passed a resolution developed by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) to oppose insurance companies providing financial incentives for patients to switch from their prescribed treatment...
23-Jun-2021 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Releases Position Statement on Patient Safety and Site of Service for Biologics

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has released an updated position statement on patient safety and site of service for biologics outlining several reasons why the ACR strongly believes infusions should be administered in a monitored health...
21-Jun-2021 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance Recommends Vaccination, Addresses Immunosuppressant Drugs & Patient Concerns

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has released its COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Guidance Summary that provides an official recommendation to vaccinate rheumatology patients with musculoskeletal, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Important...
11-Feb-2021 5:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Launches Digital Health Coaching Program for Black and Latina Women with Lupus

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR), in partnership with Pack Health, launched two digital health coaching programs to reduce health disparities among Black women and Latinas living with systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus).
16-Dec-2020 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rheumatologists Applaud Long-Awaited Updates to Cognitive Care Reimbursement in Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

The final rule provides much-needed increases in Medicare reimbursement for the evaluation and management (E/M) services provided by rheumatologists and other cognitive care specialties to Medicare beneficiaries. Healthcare services billed under E/M...
9-Dec-2020 8:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Most Favored Nation Drug Pricing Rule Will Harm Patient Access and Jeopardize Practice Stability, Rheumatology Leaders Warn

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today warned that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) interim final rule establishing a “most favored nation” (MFN) payment model for Medicare Part B drugs will dramatically disrupt...
9-Dec-2020 8:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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