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83rd AANS Annual Scientific Meeting Spotlight: Health Reform Update – James C. Capretta

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Guest post from Kimon Bekelis, MD Neurosurgical Resident, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has led to sweeping changes in the United States healthcare system,…

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AANS and CNS Unveil 2014 Legislative Agenda

By Access to Care, Antitrust, Coding and Reimbursement, Congress, Emergency Care, Fraud and Abuse, GME, Guidelines, Health, Healthcare Costs, HIT, IPAB, Medicaid, Medical Innovation, Medical Liability, Medical Research, Medicare, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, SGR, Workforce ShortageNo Comments

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…

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