Fair and adequate reimbursement for infectious diseases physicians is a key IDSA policy priority. The Society also advocates for access to appropriate treatments for patients with serious infections and for medical liability reform. IDSA’s positions on specific reimbursement and access issues that impact the practice of infectious diseases and Advocacy Alerts to key policy priorities are provided below.
In collaboration with the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and the Society of Hospital Medicine, IDSA jointly submitted a letter to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expressing our concerns with the antibiotics listed for the Sepsis National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measure (SEP-1) and provided recommendations towards addressing the issue.
Contact Congress to support fair and adequate reimbursement for infectious diseases physicians.
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