AAHKS Supports on 21st Century Cures Provisions

AAHKS joined the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and other orthopaedic specialty societies in a letter to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce regarding the 21st Century Cures initiative. This initiative has the potential to accelerate innovation, boost...

AJRR Offers PQRS 101 Webinar

On Tuesday, July 28, from Noon – 1:00 p.m. CDT, AJRR will partner with CECity to host a webinar on the new qualified clinical data registry reporting method for PQRS. The webinar will review the difference between a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) and a...

JOA Impact Factor Rises

The Journal of Arthroplasty (JOA) impact factor increased for a 3rd straight year to 2.666 – placing it 13th of 72 related journals. The impact factor is a measure reflecting the number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. Read the...

US House Votes to Repeal Medical Device Tax

The Hill reports that the US House of Representatives voted to repeal a tax imposed by the Affordable Care Act by a vote of 280-140 with 46 Democrats on the prevailing side. The article states, “While the bill does not include a plan to make up for the lost revenue...

AAHKS Expresses Support for ICD-TEN Act

In a letter to US Representative Diane Black and other sponsors, Jay R. Lieberman, MD, AAHKS President, expresses support for H. R. 2247, the “Increasing Clarity for Doctors by Transitioning Effectively Now Act” (“ICD-TEN Act”). Due to the exponential increase in the...
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