Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, EDPMA has cancelled the 2020 EDPMA Solutions Summit. More information is available here. We are very disappointed that we had to cancel the 2020 EDPMA Solutions Summit due to the COVID-19 crisis. We are looking into providing education to our members in a variety of forms including webinars, podcasts, blogs, round tables, a virtual workshop in July, 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. In March 20, 2020, EDPMA requested a number of regulatory and legislative changes related to the COVID-19 crisis. The letters are available here, here, and 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.