Jennifer Wiler, MD, MBA, executive vice chair and professor in the department of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, was appointed to the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC) on Oct. 18 by Gene L. Dodaro, U.S. comptroller general and head of the U.S. Governmental Accountability Office. Congress established the PTAC in 2015 to provide comments and recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) on physician focused payment models. Dr. Wiler’s term will expire in October 2021.
Emergency Physician Appointed to PTAC
ACEP Now: Vol 38 – No 02 – February 2019
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With regard to state legislative activity regulating the opioid prescribing practices of emergency physicians, which of the following wouId you support? Check all that apply.
Polls results not statistically significant.
- Restrictions on duration (36%, 229 Votes)
- Restrictions of quantity (34%, 219 Votes)
- Mandatory checking of prescription drug monitoring systems for all opioid prescriptions from the ED (30%, 194 Votes)
Total Voters: 367