The New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians (NYACP) is a membership organization dedicated to advancing the specialty of Internal Medicine in New York State through education, advocacy and quality improvement. With offices in Albany, volunteer physician leaders across the State, a dedicated full-time staff, effective communications and local, regional and state-wide meetings, the New York Chapter is structured to respond to members as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Practice Management

We serve the professional needs of the membership, support healthy lives and improve the practice environment for physicians, and advance internal medicine as a career;                           

New Internal Medicine Clinical Concepts Guide for ICD-10 Available !

To help physicians and other providers get quickly up to speed for ICD-10, CMS is launching the Clinical Concepts Series for specialties.

Posted on the CMS ICD-10 website, each guide in the series compiles key information from the Road to 10 online tool in a PDF format that can be readily shared, emailed, posted to websites, and printed.

Each guide includes:

  • Common ICD-10 codes and corresponding ICD-9 codes
  • Clinical documentation tips
  • Clinical scenarios
  • Links to interactive cases studies, in-depth webinars, and other Road to 10 features

CMS has released Clinical Concepts for Internal Medicine, which highlights ICD-10 concepts for conditions like chest pain, headache, heart disease, and more.

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Weekend Board Review

Friday, September 18- Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 - Earn up to 27 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)™

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 East 77th Street
New York, NY   10065

The three-day schedule includes courses in the following topics:

Friday, Sept. 18,    
4:00 - 10:00 pm

Welcome and Introductions
Internal Medicine

Saturday, Sept. 19
8:00 am - 7:15 pm

Sunday, Sept. 20
8:00 am - 6:30 pm

Infectious Disease





  • Conrad Fischer, MD, FACP
  • Chris Paras, DO
  • Niket Sonpal, MD

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We promote and conduct research to enhance the quality of practice, the education and continuing education of internists, and the attractiveness of internal medicine to physicians and to the public. 

Value Based Payment Reform Proposal Aligns Medicare and Medicaid in NYS

NYS has proposed an approach which was approved by CMS on July 22, 2015 to maximally align CMS’ payment reform efforts for Medicare with NYS’ Medicaid Payment Reform Roadmap.

The suggested reforms propose advantages for patients, providers, the State and CMS, however public comment is solicited by the end of August since these proposals will result in significant change.

The proposed alignment document can be viewed here. Please submit comments to NYACP Executive Director Linda Lambert no later than Wednesday, August 26.

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Additional News:

New Webinars on E-Prescribing

District Meeting Dates!

NYACP Legal Counsel:

Laurie Cohen, Esq., Partner at Nixon Peabody, LLP and the Chapter's Attorney provides members with support and direction through articles and answering questions relevant to general practice.

MLMIC Announces No Rate Increase for Physician Policyholders on July 1

MLMIC has released great news
for physician policyholders.  The NYS Insurance Superintendent has accepted MLMIC's recommendation for rates to remain unchanged for the 7/1/15-7/1/16 policy year.
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New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians
744 Broadway, Albany NY 12207
Tel: 518-427-0366
Fax: 518-427-1991