2016 Leadership and Advocacy Summit in Washington DC

April has come and gone – hopefully with it so has the rainy cold weather to make way for May flowers. April also brought a very important time of year for Surgical Health Policy Advocacy. The American College of Surgeons held the annual Leadership and Advocacy Summit...

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2016 Doctor Day

The American College of Surgeons awarded the Wisconsin Surgical Society an Advocacy Grant in order to support and sponsor surgeon participation in the medical lobby day at the Wisconsin State Capital known as Doctor Day. I am pleased to announce 15 WSS members...

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OR Video Bill (AB 255)

A bill has been introduced in the Wisconsin state legislature that would mandate medical practitioners to offer patients the option of having all operative and dental procedures done under general anesthesia to be audio-video recorded in color. This bill, AB 255,...

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Opposing the Protecting Access to Medicare Act

Dear Dr. Kothari, On March 31, Congress passed the one year, short term patch to the Medicare sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula avoiding a 24.1 percent physician payment cut scheduled to take effect April 1 (the patch ends on March 31, 2015). The Protecting Access...

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