The Web site, www.acep.org/EMActionFund, also has a list of the issues and provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) relating to emergency medicine, a timeline of implementation dates of various provisions, and a status update of current legal challenges to PPACA.
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“It is obvious to any serious observer that the federal government is likely to continue to have more and more influence over the practice of emergency medicine,” Dr. Fields said. “That is why the Emergency Medicine Action Fund will focus on federal regulatory affairs.”
There is still time to contribute to the EM Action Fund, which expects to have its Board in place and begin regular meetings later this summer.
“Regardless of your mode of practice, EMAF deserves your support and needs your intellectual capital as much as your financial pledge,” Dr. Fields said.
Find out more and use the new online contribution form at www.acep.org/EMActionFund.