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Dateline: DC—Government shutdown ends, Congress begins work on health care priorities(0)

February 1, 2019

This month’s column highlights new committee member assignments in the Senate and House of Representatives and how the ACS will continue to work with leadership.

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Dateline: DC—ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC makes an impact on 2018 midterm elections

This month’s column highlights the impact of the ACSPA-SurgeonsPAC and how it establishes important relationships to further ACS legislative priorities.

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Dateline: DC—Recent congressional activity and a look ahead

Summarizes key pieces of ACS-supported legislation that have been enacted in recent months and outlines remaining bills that the 115th Congress will need to consider.

Dateline: DC—2018 Advocate at Home Program: You are your best advocate

The column takes a look at the College’s Advocate at Home Program, which is designed for all surgeon advocates to expand Fellow engagement in the College’s grassroots advocacy efforts.

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Dateline: DC—House passes ACS priority bills before starting in-district work period

This month’s column summarizes three key health care proposals that were passed by the House in July: the Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act, the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act, and the ASC Payment Transparency Act of 2018.

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