Index of Key Issues

Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Resources
Information on the Shared Savings Program and Accountable Care Organizations
Breast Procedures
Documents include practice parameters and insurance coverage criteria on breast implants, breast reconstruction, breast reduction and gynecomastia.
Children's Deformities
Resources include an issue brief, state law coverage on Children's Deformities and information on the CARES Act.
Cosmetic Procedure Taxes
Documents include position statement and talking points
Dental Scope of Practice
Resources include issue brief, talking points and crisis map
Healthcare Truth in Advertising
Resources include a chart detailing physician truth in advertising laws by state.
Key Issues in Injectables
Documents include policy statement and legal analysis
Liposuction
Evidence Based Patient Safety Advisory and Executive Summary
Medicare Payment
Documents include talking points, payment brief, and letters to CMS
Office-based Surgery
Documents include ASPS accreditation bylaws, AMA patient safety principles and a state regulations chart and map.
Physician Extender
Materials include contact information for state medical, nursing, physician assistant and cosmetology boards; examples of APRN protocols; and a list of legal and risk management considerations.
Professional Liability
Documents include a medical reform issue brief, statement on informed consent, and Doctors Company resources.
Trauma Care Systems Planning and Development
Documents include issue briefs, talking points and letters.
Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Awareness Campaign
Resources and quick facts about the ASPS campaign to raise Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) awareness.