The ACS encourages all surgeon advocates to participate and help raise the profile of federal legislative priorities that require Congress’ attention.
The effectiveness of collaborative advocacy-related efforts to develop, launch, and expand the Stop the Bleed® program are summarized.
Reporting on an issue with both federal and state implications: unanticipated, or surprise, billing from out-of-network physicians or facilities.
At the ACS Leadership & Advocacy Summit, more than 300 Advocacy Summit participants representing 47 states will meet with members of Congress and their staffs. This article briefly highlights this year’s policy priorities.
Provisions in the Affordable Care Act that safeguard access to surgical care—currently under review by key congressional committees—are described.
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