Listen to James I. Huddleston III, MD, AAHKS Health Policy Council Chair and Wilford K. Gibson, MD, AAOS Council on Advocacy Chair and AAHKS member, discuss the payment policy changes that have been proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). After the publication of the proposed changes, Dr. Huddleston and Dr. Gibson provide frank comments on the struggle practices are seeing now, how the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule would impact practices and what the impact to patients would be if finalized. They go into detail about the work the two organizations have done together with CMS on behalf of surgeons and patients and the work that they continue to do during the input period. Listen to this AAHKS Amplified episode hosted by Chad A. Krueger, MD, AAHKS Health Policy Fellow, now!

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