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Bulletin January 2018January 2018

Volume 103, Issue 1

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  • Reimbursement changes in 2018
    • The 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule: An overview of provisions that will affect surgical practice
    • 2018 CPT coding changes
  • The 2017 RAS-ACS annual Communications Committee essay contest: An introduction
  • First-place essay: Gravitas
  • Highlights of Clinical Congress 2017
  • ACS Officers, Regents, and Board of Governors’ Executive Committee


Bulletin February 2018February 2018

Volume 103, Issue 2

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  • Lessons learned from 2017 Atlantic hurricane season are summarized
  • The 2017 Olga M. Jonasson Lecture, delivered by Kathryn D. Anderson is presented
  • Efforts to improve cancer resection specimens are described
  • Outlines the origins and evolution of the scalpel
  • 2017 ACS state legislative priorities are explored


Bulletin March 2018March 2018

Volume 103, Issue 3

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  • A collection of features explores the legacy and future of ATLS
  • The second year of QPP, including noteworthy changes regarding nonparticipation, is discussed
  • Lessons learned from the Las Vegas mass shooting are described
  • New ACS CQGS course looks at best practices in geriatric surgical care



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