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CHEST Joins Equity and Justice Initiative Started by AMA
February 12, 2024 - CHEST commits to engaging in efforts that will have a meaningful impact on health equity.
Urging Changes to Proposed Critical Care Billing Policy
February 06, 2024 - CHEST responds to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' proposed change on critical care billing policies.
What You Need to Know About the Philips PAP Device Recalls
February 01, 2024 - CHEST is sharing news and resources relating to the voluntary recall affecting certain Philips CPAP devices, BiPAP devices, and mechanical ventilators.
Key Points From White House Meeting on Banning Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars
January 24, 2024 - CHEST and other medical societies met with the Office of Management and Budget for the White House to discuss key points in banning the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
Urging Congress to Reverse Medicare Payment Cuts
January 23, 2024 - In a formal letter, the American College of Chest Physicians joined the American Medical Association in urging Congress to reverse the decision to cut Medicare physician fees by 3.37% in 2024.
Addressing concerns in long-term effects of OSA report
December 19, 2023 - A multi-society article published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine raises concerns regarding the conclusions of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) final report and systematic review on long-term health outcomes in OSA.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, December 2023
December 15, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Encouraging a final rule to ban menthol products by 2024
December 12, 2023 - A formal letter to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs stresses the need to issue a final rule on the sale of menthol cigarettes.
Statement on Protection and Safety of Health Care Workers
December 06, 2023 - Read CHEST’s statement in support of International Humanitarian Law, which defines the protection and safety that must be afforded to all health workers and their patients in times of conflict.
Accurately representing delirium
November 29, 2023 - A formal letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages changes to the designation of delirium.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, November 2023
November 16, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Collaborating for better sleep health
November 08, 2023 - Together with the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, the American College of Chest Physicians supports the position to move from daylight savings time to permanent, year-round standard time.
Reflecting PCCM concerns in reimbursement plan
September 28, 2023 - The American College of Chest Physicians collaborated with the American Thoracic Society to provide comments in response to proposed calendar year 2024 changes from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, September 2023
September 18, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
In Support of Maui (8/23/2023 Update)
August 23, 2023 - A message from CHEST regarding the wildfires in Maui.
Supplementing US framework for smoking cessation
August 18, 2023 - A formal letter to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) within the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shares suggestions to draft framework for smoking cessation.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, August 2023
August 14, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
CHEST® Pulmonary launches first issue
July 12, 2023 - Launching its first issue, online-only publication CHEST Pulmonary covers topic areas of clinically relevant research and patient management guidance in pulmonary and sleep medicine.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, July 2023
July 12, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
CHEST® Critical Care launches first issue
June 22, 2023 - Launching its first issue, online-only publication CHEST Critical Care is dedicated entirely to the field of critical care medicine.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, June 2023
June 14, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Substantiating Interventional Pulmonology as a New Internal Medicine Subspecialty
May 30, 2023 - CHEST provided recommendations to formalize interventional pulmonology (IP) as a subspecialty of internal medicine.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, May 2023
May 12, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Strengthening Medicare for patients and providers
April 20, 2023 - A formal letter to the US House of Representatives calls for support of the Strengthening Medicare for Patients and Providers Act.
Joining the AMA to encourage survey compliance for accurate data
April 17, 2023 - The American College of Chest Physicians supports the American Medical Association in undertaking a national study to capture an accurate and complete representation of current practice expenses.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, April 2023
April 12, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Urging CMS to follow best practice CPAP for OSA guideline
April 10, 2023 - A formal letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) encourages changes to the report to evaluate long-term health outcomes of continuous positive airway pressure.
The American College of Chest Physicians warns of impact of Braidwood Management ruling
April 04, 2023 - In response to the ruling of Braidwood Management Inc. v. Becerra, the American College of Chest Physicians issued a statement warning of the impact of the decision to end coverage of preventative care.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, March 2023
March 09, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Continued support for prohibiting manufacture and sale of menthol and flavored cigarettes
February 24, 2023 - A formal letter to the US House of Representatives and the US Senate calls for support of proposed rules to prohibit the manufacture and sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
Supporting standards for reduced carbon dioxide emissions
February 13, 2023 - The American College of Chest Physicians formally supports the United States Environmental Protection Agency in granting the California waiver for greenhouse gas emissions because of their long history of enforcing environmental regulations that exceed standards.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, February 2023
February 09, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, January 2023
January 17, 2023 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, December 2022
December 14, 2022 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Highlights from the journal CHEST®, November 2022
November 15, 2022 - Published monthly, the journal CHEST® features peer-reviewed, cutting-edge original research in chest medicine: Pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine and related disciplines.
Addressing pulse oximetry inaccuracies
November 14, 2022 - On behalf of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), Eric Gartman, MD, FCCP, addressed the Food and Drug Administration to speak on pulse oximeter inaccuracies.
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