More than 70 candidates from 22 ACEP state chapters applied for the ACEP Reimbursement Leadership Development Program (RLDP), which is designed to identify and train future leaders in emergency medicine reimbursement. ACEP will fund chosen applicants to travel to the ACEP Reimbursement and Coding conferences, the Leadership & Advocacy Conference, the Emergency Department Practice Management Association’s Solutions Summit, ACEP headquarters structured sessions, and possibly an American Medical Association (AMA) CPT and Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) meeting.
The inaugural RLDP class will include:
- B. Bryan Graham, DO
- Steven Kailes, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAAEM
- Lisa Maurer, MD, FACEP
- Archana Shah, MD, MBA
- James Shoemaker Jr., MD, FACEP