Latest Legislation & Advocacy News
ASPS Efforts on BCPEA are Generating Record Support
- Following meetings by ASPS members during its June Fly-In and sustained outreach by ASPS’s federal lobbyists at Hart Health Strategies, the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act has hit a high-water mark for support in the House.
Legislation Providing Meaningful Use Relief to ASC-based Providers Passes Senate
- The Electronic Health Fairness Act, which would exempt patient encounters in Ambulatory Surgery Centers from counting toward thresholds for meaningful use of electronic health records, has now passed in both houses of Congress.
Examining the Doctor Shortage Across the Country
- While the Northeast continues to recruit students to fill their abundance of residency slots, other states fall behind and lose needed physicians due to insufficient residency slots.