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Press Registration Now Open for ACR Convergence 2022

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is providing complimentary registration to journalists wishing to write about studies presented at ACR Convergence 2022, the ACR’s annual meeting taking place Nov. 10 – 14.
22-Sep-2022 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatology Leaders & Patient Advocates Convene on Capitol Hill to Advocate for Legislation to Improve Access to Care

Physicians & health professionals from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) along with rheumatology patients gathered on Capitol Hill this week for the annual Advocates for Arthritis event to urge lawmakers to take action on a range of policy...
20-Sep-2022 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Updated Guideline Introduces Recommendations for Prevention and Treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) released a summary of its updated guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis. New osteoporosis medications and new literature have become available since the last ACR...
14-Sep-2022 9:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Comments on 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule & Quality Payment Program Rules

In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to the CY 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program proposed rule, the ACR applauded proposals that would provide more flexibility and...
8-Sep-2022 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American College of Rheumatology Applauds Key Drug Pricing Reforms in Inflation Reduction Act

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today applauded the passage of key drug pricing reforms in the Inflation Reduction Act that will improve rheumatology patients’ access to needed drug therapies and treatments.
15-Aug-2022 10:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Guideline Introduces Recommendations for Vaccinations in Patients with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) released a summary of its new treatment guideline for Vaccinations in Patients with Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases (RMDs). The effectiveness and safety of vaccines may differ in rheumatology...
3-Aug-2022 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Statement on Access to Reproductive Healthcare

The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) is deeply concerned about the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson ruling because it negatively impacts the practice of rheumatology.
28-Jul-2022 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ACR Urges the FTC to Examine the Impact of Pharmacy Benefit Managers on Prescription Drug Costs

In comments submitted to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) urged the agency to address Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) business practices that drive up costs and reduce access for the 54 million Americans...
25-May-2022 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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