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Tag Archives: Alliance of Specialty Medicine
Cross Post – Bipartisan Payment System Improvements Mean More Physician Participation and Better Patient Care
Since we are smack dab in the middle of our focus-month on physician regulatory relief, we wanted to highlight an opinion piece published by The Hill featuring the Alliance of Specialty Medicine and neurosurgery’s own Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS, … Continue reading
Over the past few months there has been a lot of activity on the SGR front, and the AANS and CNS have been at the forefront of discussions on the best way to fix Medicare’s flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) … Continue reading
Guest Post from Alliance’s spokesperson Alex Valadka, MD Chief Executive Officer of the Seton Brain and Spine Institute Austin, Texas Earlier this month, I attended the Alliance of Specialty Medicine annual Capitol Hill Advocacy Conference. More than 100 participants from … Continue reading