Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, EDPMA has cancelled the 2020 EDPMA Solutions Summit. More information is available here. On March 20, 2020, EDPMA requested a number of regulatory changes to improve our Covid-19 response. The letter is available here. EDPMA has created a new resources page for Covid-19 information which can be accessed here. EDPMA opposes surprise billing proposals offered by the Energy & Commerce; Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions; and House Education & Labor Committees: (letter) and would support the proposal offered by the Ways & Means Committee with one important change (letter). EDPMA member Dr. Profeta weighs in on how the left and the right critize Congressional surprise billing proposals that don't have unbiased & accessible independent dispute resolutions: Op-Ed from Dr. Profeta on Sharpton Letter; Letter from Al Sharpton; Letter from Conservative Groups. EDPMA's 2019 Advocacy Successes address federal and state surprise billing proposals, the prudent layperson standard and Medicare reimbursement.