Category Archives: Antitrust

A History of #HealthReform

Kurt A. Yaeger, MD (left) Neurosurgical Resident, Mt. Sinai Hospital New York, NY Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FAHA (right) Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Health System Wilkes Barre, PA In March and April, Neurosurgery Blog … Continue reading

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AANS and CNS Release 2017 Legislative and Regulatory Agenda

On February 14, 2017 the AANS and CNS released their 2017 legislative and regulatory agenda, which includes action items such as improving the health care delivery system, abolishing the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), expanding support for graduate medical education, … Continue reading

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AANS and CNS Unveil 2014 Legislative Agenda

Earlier this year, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) released its 2014 legislative agenda, which includes action items such as abolishing the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), alleviating the medical liability crisis, … Continue reading

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