Advocacy is Time Well Spent

The current issue of Orthopedics Today features articles on physician advocacy. The cover story, “Advocacy gives physicians a voice, benefits patients” includes interviews with leaders in orthopaedics who are making a difference in Washington, D.C. AAHKS Advocacy...

Announcing the 2020-2021 AAHKS Health Policy Fellows!

The AAHKS Health Policy Committee has selected the 2020-2021 Health Policy Fellows: Brian M. Culp, MD, Princeton, New Jersey Justin T. Deen, MD, Gainesville, Florida Chad A. Krueger, MD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sean S. Rajaee, MD, MS, Los Angeles, California Sharon...

Support Your OrthoPAC in 2020

You can help strengthen the advocacy voice of AAHKS by contributing to the Orthopaedic PAC (OrthoPAC) from your smartphone now. Text the word AAHKS to the number 41444, and follow the link that will be sent in the reply, or log on to the PAC website and click the...

AAHKS Writes Congress Regarding Surprise Billing

AAHKS joined the American Medical Association and more than 100 specialty and state medical societies in sending letters to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives regarding surprise billing. The letters call for legislation not to “create new imbalances in the...

AAHKS Comments on CMS OPPS and PFS Proposed Rules

Last week, AAHKS sent our comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) on two proposed rules for calendar year 2020. The proposed changes to the CMS Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment Systems included...
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