AAHKS Conducts Round of Senate Hill Visits

As Hurricane Florence bore down on the East Coast, former Health Policy Fellow and AAHKS Advocacy Committee member P. Maxwell Courtney, MD made the rounds on Capitol Hill Thursday. Accompanied by AAHKS lobbyists, the offices of 10 Senators from both sides of the aisle...

We Need Your TKA Patient Stories!

AAHKS is seeking additional examples of patient care problems related to the removal of total knee arthroplasty (TKA) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Inpatient Only list (IPO). As a compelling example, a member recently reported on the...

AMA Offers Half-Year Dues Rate

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced a half-priced membership for the remainder of the 2018 calendar year. With an AMA membership, you’ll have access to world-class research and resources that benefit your patients and your practice. You’ll also help...

AAHKS Back in Washington Discussing E/M Codes

AAHKS Advocacy Committee member, Eric A. Levicoff, MD met with the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Eric D. Hargan and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Principal Deputy Administrator Demetrios Kouzoukas on...

Discussing Health Policy in DC This Week

AAHKS Health Policy Chair James “Hutch” I. Huddleston, MD and AAOS First Vice President Kristy L. Weber, MD met with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Director Adam Boehler this week to introduce the societies to the new director as well as to...
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