Cures Act Approved by House Committee

Following breakthroughs in bipartisan negotiations after the election, the 21st Century Cures Act is on a path toward passage. This long discussed legislation would inject billions in new funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and reform the drug and...

AMA News from Dr. Tanner, AAHKS Delegate

Edward C. Tanner, MD represented AAHKS at the AMA House of Delegates during their Interim Meeting in Orlando, Fla. last month. AMA President Andrew W. Gurman, MD, an orthopaedic surgeon from Pennsylvania, addressed the Orthopaedic Section Council about the recent...

AMA Offers MACRA Webinars

The American Medical Association (AMA) is offering several educational opportunities to help physicians understand  the requirements of the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) that was created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). The sessions...

AAHKS Attends LAN Summit, Hill Visits

AAHKS President, William A. Jiranek, MD, represented the association in Washington, DC at Tuesday’s Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network (LAN) Summit, of which AAHKS is a new Committed Partner. The Summit focused on development of Advanced Alternative...
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