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2015 Medicare fee schedule: How the changes will affect surgical practice(Comments Off)

January 1, 2015

An overview of the provisions in the Medicare physician fee schedule that will affect reimbursement for surgeons in 2015 is provided in this article.

Colonoscopy Decision Tree

2015 CPT coding changes will have mixed effects on payment for general surgeons

This article summarizes changes to Current Procedural Terminology codes regarding reporting and payment information relevant to general surgery and closely related specialties.

Map of Mozambique showing primary referral hospitals of Chókwè, Nhamatanda, and Ribáuè

Universities form research partnership to improve care in Mozambique

An overview of a medical education and research partnership between Universidade Eduardo Mondlane in Mozambique and the University of California, San Diego, is provided in this article, along with suggestions for improving surgical care in other low-income countries.

Jacobson award

Profiles in surgical research: Michael R. Harrison, MD, FACS

Michael R. Harrison, MD, FACS, widely acknowledged for his pioneering work in fetal surgery, is the first subject of a new series of articles highlighting prominent ACS surgeon-scientists.

The 2014 RAS-ACS annual essay contest: When I want to quit and why I don’t

Each year, the Communications Committee of the RAS-ACS selects a topic of broad interest to young surgeons and solicits from interested members brief essays on the subject. This year’s theme—When I Want to Quit and Why I Don’t—highlights the benefits and challenges of being a surgeon.

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