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2019 state legislative review: State legislatures tackle a range of patient safety, access, and quality of care issues
Action on state legislative priorities in 2019, including bills addressing surprise billing for out-of-network services, scope of practice, and Stop the Bleed legislation, is summarized.
A status update of state-level surprise billing legislation in 2019.
The ACS encourages all surgeon advocates to participate and help raise the profile of federal legislative priorities that require Congress’ attention.
The College’s role in educating legislators about the causes and effects of unanticipated medical bills is described.
Developments in state legislation in the first quarter of 2019, including bills related to Maintenance of Certification, single-payor coverage, and unanticipated billing, 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.
State legislative priorities for 2017, including scope of practice, Maintenance of Certification, and opioids, are identified as are key issues for 2018.
Summarizes developments in state legislation and identifies the resources available to surgeons who want to participate in regional advocacy efforts.
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.