EDPMA Action Alert: Contact your Member of Congress TODAY & tell them to cosign the letter to prevent proposed Medicare cuts. To learn more, click here. Registration is now open for EDPMA's Augsut 11-12, 2020, virtual workshop entitled "Optimizing Your Practice for a Pandenic or Other Critical Access Crisis." The workshop's four topics will include telhealth, cost containment, staffing and preparing for a COVID-19 rebound. The agenda is now available. Please click on the workshop square to the right to register for the workshop. EDPMA is providing education to our members in a variety of forms including webinars, podcasts, blogs, round tables, and a virtual workshop in August, and a potential in-person event later in the year if possible. if you would like to present at the 2021 Summit, a 2020 workshop, or a 2020 virtual event, please submit your proposal 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.