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Chapter Accomplishments

The MDACC has a proud history of representing cardiologists and members of the cardiac care team in the state of Maryland and is a non-profit organization

      • At the invitation of the Maryland Health Care Commission, is an integral part of the regulatory process to implement regulations and ongoing performance measures as a member of the newly established Clinical Advisory Group.
      • Fights to establish law and regulations in order to ensure consistency with guidelines developed by the American College of Cardiology and other cardiovascular organizations to promote heart health.
      • Hosts Heart Health Day in February in the capitol complex in Annapolis with the American Heart Association and the Women's Caucus bringing over 150 lawmakers and staff to a health healthy breakfast, blood pressure screening and one-on-one consults with cardiologists.
      • Representatives attend carrier advisory committee meetings as the representative of cardiology. In this way MDACC can bring concerns about coding, billing and new rules to third party payers to the membership and work to resolve issues.
      • Publishes letters to the editor in the Baltimore Sun to assure patients the cardiology community's top concern is quality of patient care.
      • Addresses cardiovascular medicine issues by representation to state health organizations, medical specialty society meetings and MedChi.

Maryland Chapter, American College of Cardiology

1783 Forest Drive, Suite 238
Annapolis, MD 21401

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