Tag Archive for ‘SurgeonsVoice’
Outlines how grassroots activity can motivate decision-makers to act on surgery’s behalf and underscores the importance of maintaining momentum in the 117th Congress.
Strategies for enhancing the role of surgeons in health policy advocacy are highlighted.
Describes how a bill becomes a law, the four congressional committees that have jurisdiction over most health care legislation, and how ACS DAHP tracks relevant legislation.
Candidates and incumbents supported by the ACS Professional Association’s political action committee are the focus of this article, which also summarizes the College’s pre-election education resources.
Grassroots advocacy—with a focus on relationship building over the course of an elected official’s political career—is the focus of this article.
The ACS Division of Advocacy and Health Policy has developed several platforms, including SurgeonsVoice, to empower members to advocate for health care policies that are in the best interest of surgeons and their patients.
This article discusses the rationale behind the District Office Contact by Surgeons program and summarizes the benefits of this grassroots advocacy initiative.
This month’s column provides an overview of the 96-hour rule and the ACS’ efforts to develop a legislative solution to repeal the law.
An overview of SurgeonsVoice—the College’s nationwide, grassroots advocacy program—is featured in this article, including updates on how to use this tool to educate and influence members of Congress on issues of importance to surgery.
This Web exclusive summarizes the College’s efforts to promote the enactment of the SGR Repeal Act, what the repeal would mean to surgeons, and provides steps for contacting legislators to voice support for the repeal.
An update on the permanent repeal of the Medicare sustainable growth rate is the focus of this month’s column, including ACS efforts in developing a single bipartisan bill.