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The ACP Publishes Treatment of Superficial Venous Disease of the Lower Leg Guidelines

June 2, 2015 News

The American College of Phlebology (ACP) recently released revised guidelines for the treatment of superficial venous disease of the lower leg. Combining the comprehensive...

Leadership in Action: An Interview with Dr. Margaret Mann, AVLS Board Member & Chair of the AVLS Education Standing Committee

September 10, 2019 ACP Blog, News

The AVLS is comprised of many passionate health professionals who are dedicated to committing their time and knowledge to aid the vein and lymphatic field....

CMS Releases Draft 2020 Part B Fee Schedule

September 3, 2019 ACP Blog, Advocacy, News

Chris Pittman, MD, FAVLS, FACR On July 29, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that includes proposals...

Why support C-TRACT?

June 11, 2019 ACP Blog, News

Carl M. Black, MD Thousands of patients suffer from post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) and in many patients its limited treatment options are ineffective in providing...

2019 CPT Changes offer new codes to document consults, referral

January 31, 2019 Advocacy

For 2019, there are not extensive changes to the CPT code set that typically pertain to vein care. However, AVLS members will want to...

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

December 11, 2018 News

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

American Medical Association: Is it important, and how does ACP play a role?

November 20, 2018 News

Immediately after they concluded their 2018 Congress attendance, ACP members Christopher Pittman, MD, FACPh and Vineet Mishra, MD, FACPh flew on to Washington DC...