Tuesday, August 9, 2022

ACNM Reaffirms Opposition of Removal of Legal Protections in Health Care Rights Law

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The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) reaffirms its strong opposition to efforts seeking to dismantle important legal protections afforded under the Health Care Rights Law (Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)). Last...

Redocumentation of Evaluation and Management Services No Longer Required for CNMs

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On Friday, November 1, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its CY 2020 final rule for the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. The physician fee schedule dictates Medicare payment rates and policies under Part...

House Passes Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019

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Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 728, the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Dave Joyce (R-OH).  The legislation reauthorizes federal...
Advocating for Universal Health Care.

Midwives for Universal Health Care: Now Is the Time to Get Involved

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New ACNM Connect group is advocating for health care reform and needs your help. For years, a solid base of activists comprised largely of physicians and nurses has championed the radical notion of a single-payer health care...