AAOS Now, May 2021
CMS Revisits the Quality Payment Program
Over the years, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has experimented with ways to shift reimbursement from fee-for-service models to programs that incentivize high-quality, low-cost care.
Newest Podcast Addresses How AAOS Identifies and Tackles ‘Active Pursuit’ Issues
In the year since AAOS launched “The Bone Beat” podcast, episodes have focused primarily on individual healthcare policy topics affecting the orthopaedic specialty, such as disparities in healthcare, the shift of procedures to the outpatient setting, and the regulatory landscape of biologics.
Do Not Attend a Political Fundraiser Without a Plan
Although some people dislike the concept of political fundraisers, they are central to the U.S. political process, and a functional understanding of them is integral to being fully vested in that process.
Support the OrthoPAC during the Orthopaedic Advocacy Week
Orthopaedic Advocacy Week will culminate in an Orthopaedic Political Action Committee Day of Giving on May 28, when the OrthoPAC will thank the 2021 PAC members for their strong support, including an exciting prize giveaway
AAOS Hosts Orthopaedic Advocacy Week
With the support of key AAOS leaders and members, the AAOS Office of Government Relations will host Orthopaedic Advocacy Week May 24 to 28 to amplify yearlong advocacy efforts in a new and innovative way.