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August 1, 2018

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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Dateline: DC—July 2018

This month’s column looks at the ACS’ and the Commission on Cancer’s cancer-related advocacy priorities, including pediatric cancer research, colorectal cancer screening, and quality of life improvement.

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Dateline: DC—June 2018

This month’s column provides an in-depth look at the College’s advocacy efforts related to the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act.

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Dateline: DC—May 2018

Provides an update on ACS efforts to reduce the administrative burdens on surgeons, including the new Stop Overregulating My OR (SOMO) initiative.

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Dateline: DC—April 2018

Summarizes the provisions in the omnibus funding legislation (H.R. 1625) for fiscal year 2018 that correspond to key ACS legislative priorities, including cancer research, the opioid epidemic, trauma research, and violence prevention.


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