Tag Archive for ‘scope of practice’
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.
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.
State legislative priorities for 2018, including bills addressing trauma, injury prevention, scope of practice, out-of-network billing, UEVHPA and MOC, are identified as are key issues for 2019.
State legislative priorities for the ACS in 2017, including Maintenance of Certification, trauma funding, and video taping of operations, are summarized.
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.
This article provides an overview of key state health care issues in 2015—including coverage for bariatric surgery, liability reform, and scope of practice—and points to issues likely to gain prominence in 2016.
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.
An overview of state legislation, regulation, and judicial rulings from 2014 is provided. Specific issues covered include updates on medical liability reform, trauma and injury prevention, and scope of practice.
A brief overview of health care activities at the state level in 2013 followed by a summary of legislative and policy trends for 2014 are highlighted in this article.
An overview of state legislation, regulation, and judicial rulings from 2013 is provided in this article, including updates on medical liability reform, injury prevention, scope of practice, and other issues.
This overview of the first seven months of the 113th Congress provides updates on all of the College’s priority legislative issues including Medicare payment, trauma care, scope of practice, workforce issues, and medical liability.
This article provides an overview of important state health care issues—including medical liability reform, quality and patient safety, workforce issues, cancer care, and others—that ACS State Affairs staff monitored in 2012.