Tag Archives: GME

MIPS, Cost Measures and Innovation from a Neurosurgical Perspective

Clemens M. Schirmer, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA Vice-Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Geisinger Wilkes Barre, PA The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) is a law that reformed the Medicare payment system by repealing … Continue reading

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Neurosurgery Resident Duty Hours and the Learning and Working Environment

Guest post from Robert E. Harbaugh, MD, FAANS, FACS, FAHA Past President, American Association of Neurological Surgeons Past President, Society of Neurological Surgeons Director, Institute of the Neurosciences Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery Professor, Department of Engineering Science … 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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