Tag Archive for ‘ACS chapters’
ACS Chapter Lobby Days Program: Surgeons work the halls of state capitols to advocate for the profession
The advocacy-related activities of several ACS chapters this year—many supported by the ACS Chapter Lobby Day Grant program—are summarized.
Inaugural Chapter Officer Leadership Program promotes best practices for effective chapter management
More than 30 Chapter Officers attended a new program designed specifically for them at the ACS 2017 Leadership & Advocacy Summit.
State legislative priorities for the ACS in 2016, including opioid abuse, narrow insurance networks, surprise billings, and trauma system development, are summarized as are key issues that will be addressed at the state level next year.
The events and accomplishments of ACS Chapters this year—supported by the College’s Chapter Lobby Day Grant Program—are summarized.
A roundup of issues discussed at state lobby days in 2015, including trauma funding, scope of practice, bariatric surgery coverage, and Medicaid reimbursement are recapped in this article.