Press Releases

American College of Phlebology Expands Identity with New Name, American Vein and Lymphatic Society

12/11/2018

The members of the American College of Phlebology (ACP) have voted to change their name to the American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS). The...

ACP prepares to launch pilot phase of national data project: Improving Wisely Quality Collaborative

09/19/2018

Learn more at the ACP Congress! By: Dr. Margaret Mann & Dr. Marlin Schul As we know, at the center of our care is...

ACP Positions Itself as Venous and Lymphatic Advocacy Leader

03/28/2018

Our new address is 434 W. Ontario St. Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60654. We appreciate your patience as their may be some delays with...

ACP Names Dean Bender as Executive Director

ACP Names Dean Bender as Executive Director

06/22/2017

Bender brings more than 30 years’ experience in executive leadership After an extensive search process, the American College of Phlebology (ACP) Board of Directors...

ACP Staff Volunteer at Local Food Bank

ACP Staff Volunteer at Local Food Bank

04/18/2017

ACP staff spent Friday, April 14, 2017 volunteering at the Alameda County Community Food Bank. The food bank feeds 1 in 5 residents in...

ACP PRO Venous Registry Collects Data on 19,000 Unique Patients and Counting

ACP PRO Venous Registry Collects Data on 19,000 Unique Patients and Counting

04/18/2017

As patient and payer needs continue to change, verifiable data in clinical practice is more important than ever. Understanding the scope of venous disease,...

ACP Opposes Novitas LCD

ACP Opposes Novitas LCD

04/02/2017

On January 19, 2017, Novitas, Inc. released a proposed a draft Local Coverage Determination (LCD) regarding Treatment of Varicose Veins of the Lower Extremities....

ACP Joins Coalition for Prior Authorization Reform

ACP Joins Coalition for Prior Authorization Reform

04/02/2017

Responding to unreasonable hurdles for patients seeking care, a coalition including the American Medical Association (AMA) and 16 other healthcare organizations urged health plans,...

ACP Receives ACCME Commendations

12/12/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Amanda Godwin, Senior Marketing Coordinator agodwin@acpmail.org 510.346.6800 ext 112 The ACP Is Awarded ACCME Accreditation with Commendation San Leandro, CA...

AMA Approves Resolution on Compression Reimbursement

AMA Approves Resolution on Compression Reimbursement

06/29/2016

With support from ACP AMA delegates Saundra Spruiell, DO, FACPh, RPVI and Chris Pittman, MD the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates recently...

ACP to Present at July 20, 2016 MEDCAC Meeting

ACP to Present at July 20, 2016 MEDCAC Meeting

06/20/2016

CMS calls MEDCAC meeting to discuss venous disease San Leandro, CA – June 9, 2016 – As part of a coalition of organizations dedicated...

ACP Board Looks to the Future at Strategic Planning Meeting

ACP Board Looks to the Future at Strategic Planning Meeting

04/07/2016

The ACP Board of Directors met in Chicago March 4-6 to develop the 2016-2019 ACP Strategic Plan. The purpose of the 3-day planning session...

ACP Launches DVT Awareness Month Social Media Campaign

ACP Launches DVT Awareness Month Social Media Campaign

03/01/2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Armitage, Director of Marketing & Communications marmitage@acpmail.org 510.346.6800 ext 112 ACP Launches DVT Awareness Month Social Media Campaign San...

The ACP Publishes New Clinical Guidelines

The ACP Publishes New Clinical Guidelines

10/08/2015

Management of Obstruction of the Femoroiliocaval Venous System Guidelines The ACP has developed guidelines for management of obstruction of the femoroiliocaval venous system. The...

ACP PRO Venous Registry Nears 5000 Unique Patients

ACP PRO Venous Registry Nears 5000 Unique Patients

10/06/2015

By Dr. Marlin Schul View the original post: HERE If you are serious about vein treatment and sharing results, transparency is becoming easier as...

CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10

CMS and AMA Announce Efforts to Help Providers Get Ready For ICD-10

07/07/2015

With less than three months remaining until the nation switches from ICD-9 to ICD-10 coding for medical diagnoses and inpatient hospital procedures, The Centers …

ACP PRO Venous Registry Dashboard Now Live

06/02/2015

The ACP recently launched a public dashboard for its PRO Venous Registry, offering a quick, visual representation of real-time data from participating vein care …

The ACP Releases Revised Treatment Guidelines

05/01/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mike Armitage, Director of Marketing & Communications marmitage@acpmail.org 510.346.6800 ext 112 The ACP Releases Revised Treatment Guidelines Consensus document for …

Redesigned ACP & Foundation Websites

03/09/2015

The ACP recently launched redesigned websites for both phlebology.org and the ACP Foundation at phlebologyfoundation.org creating a simplified user experience, which caters to both …

ACP Launches Public Awareness Social Media Campaign

ACP Launches Public Awareness Social Media Campaign

03/09/2015

As part of its ongoing commitment to public awareness, the ACP is launching a social media campaign through Facebook and Twitter dedicated to venous …

The ACP PRO Venous Registry is Online

03/09/2015

The highly anticipated ACP PRO Venous Registry officially launched during the 2014 ACP Annual Congress this past November in Phoenix, AZ. The ACP PRO …

ACP PRO Venous Registry Set to Launch

ACP PRO Venous Registry Set to Launch

11/21/2014

While it may seem the amount of data we’re exposed to on a daily basis is overwhelming, the need for verifiable, clinical data in …

ACP Launches Major Patient Awareness Initiative

ACP Launches Major Patient Awareness Initiative

10/29/2014

The ACP recently launched a comprehensive Patient Awareness Campaign developed by the ACP Public Education Committee, which utilizes television, public relations collateral materials, online …

Future of the Specialty Strategic Meeting Coming Soon

Future of the Specialty Strategic Meeting Coming Soon

10/29/2014

Building on the success of the first Executive Leadership Summit in 2012, the ACP Foundation is planning a second strategic meeting which will bring …