Tag Archive for ‘Medicare reimbursement’

Medicaid expansion likely to affect the delivery of surgical care

This article provides an overview of the Medicaid program and proposed expansion under the Affordable Care Act, considers the impact of expansion on patient care, and clarifies the factors driving state implementation decisions.

The 112th Congress: The year in review

Over the last year, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has remained focused on advancing its health policy agenda in Congress. This article summarizes the ACS’ steadfast efforts to lobby on the primary issues of concern to Fellows, including Medicare payment reform, medical liability, surgical workforce issues, and funding for trauma and emergency medical services systems.


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