The Tennessee Rheumatology Society is helping rheumatology professionals in the state keep pace with a rapidly growing population by supporting both current practitioners and fellows in the state’s two rheumatology fellowship programs.
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The ACR responded to a Senate Health Committee request for information with legislative strategies to support healthcare providers and expand the physician and care team pipeline.
Current legislation that stipulates a loan repayment program for pediatric subspecialists could help the pediatric rheumatology community attract trainees and meet patient demand.
In the U.S., the demand for rheumatologists has outpaced the supply of physicians. So how do private practices attract new physicians, and how are practices with physician vacancies managing?
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) makes recommendations to Congress on Medicare policy including physician payments and patient access issues. These recommendations can directly impact rheumatology care coverage and rheumatologist reimbursement. Representatives of the ACR and partners recently met with new MedPAC Executive Director James E. Mathews, PhD, to discuss appropriate recognition of rheumatology care…