Registration is now open for EDPMA's July 21st, at 4:00pm EASTERN, webinar entitled "Solutions for Ever-Increasing Self-Pay Receivables in a COVID-19 World: Let's Get It Right!" This webinar is sponsored by ZOLL. Please click on the webinar square to the right to register for the webinar. 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. 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.