Category Archives: Guest Post

60 is the New 40: Did You Ask Your Spine About That?

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York  Aging Population Medicine is facing a real crisis. In fact, this monumental … Continue reading

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Medicare Expenditures Variation after Implementation of the Affordable Care Act

Kimon Bekelis, MD Department of Neurosurgery, Thomas Jefferson University Instructor, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice A major goal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was to curb the rising cost of health care and rationalize Medicare … Continue reading

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Open Payments: What Neurosurgeons Need to Know and How Accurate is the Data?

Ann M. Parr, MD, PhD, FAANS, FRCSC (left) Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery, and Director, Spinal Neurosurgery University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Catherine Miller (right) Neurosurgical Resident, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN The Open Payments system also known as the Sunshine Act, … Continue reading

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