Advocacy Now

Advocacy Now is a bi-weekly publication produced by the AAOS Office of Government Relations to keep you on top of important legislative and regulatory issues. Questions or concerns can be emailed to dc@aaos.org.

January 14, 2020: Shoulder code update, Scope of practice, AUC program, Health Care Policy Award

Decmber 20, 2019: Price transparency survey, Surprise billing delay, Health priorities in approps.

December 10, 2019: Surprise billing agreement, BPCI Advanced, Health Policy Milestones, REDI Act 

November 26, 2019: Biologics investment, Price transparency rules, Appropriations, POH bill

November 12, 2019: CMS final rules, 21st Century Cures, AAOS-ACP veteran mentorship program.

October 29, 2019: Surprise billing, Appropriate use criteria, Sethi fundraiser, Resident fellows

October 15, 2019: Stark reform, Global codes, Executive Order, Resident Advocacy Fellowship

October 1, 2019: Proposed rule comments, Burden reduction, Congressional football, PAC endorsement

September 17, 2019: Surprise billing, Prior auth., Physician-owned hospitals

September 3, 2019: Patient labeling, Analgesic drugs, Proposed rule feedback

August 20, 2019: Global codes, Reducing burden, IPPS, Acupuncture

August 6, 2019: Proposed rules, Stem cells, PAC call with Rep. Roe

July 23, 2019: Surprise billing, Medical liability, Stark reform, OrthoPAC Squad

July 9, 2019: Executive Order; Fragility Fracture Alliance

June 25, 2019: Action Alert, AAOS Member Elected to AMA Board

June 11, 2019: NOLC Recap, Health Disaster Response Bill Passes

May 28, 2019: NOLC Preview, Action on Physician-Owned Hospitals

May 14, 2019: Final Pain Management Report, CON Repeal

April 30, 2019: Interoperability Updates; Health Disparities Podcast

April 16, 2019: PRORP, Surprise Bills, Stark Reform

April 2, 2019: Pain Management Report, Advocacy Opportunities

March 21, 2019: Special Edition: 2019 Annual Meeting Recap

March 5, 2019: Annual Meeting, BPCI-A Changes

February 19, 2019:Narrow Networks, HIPAA Clarity

February 5, 2019: Drug Pricing, New Part D Model

January 22, 2019: Hospital Competition Bill, Surprise Billing

January 8, 2019: Gov. Shutdown, FDA Warning