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2018

April

STATE | ASPS Rallies Breast Cancer Patient Advocacy Groups

ASPS engaged breast cancer advocacy groups as the Society encourages the Utah Department of Health to amend a finalized rule that limits Medicaid coverage for breast reconstruction.

FEDERAL | ASPS Offers Input on Opioid Use

ASPS and the Alliance of Specialty Medicine offered recommendations to the House Ways & Means Committee regarding the prescription of opioids.

STATE | New Mexico Moves to Define Insurance Network Adequacy Standards

ASPS recommends improvements to proposed network adequacy regulations by the New Mexico Office of the Superintendent of Insurance.

STATE | ASPS Faces Out-of-Network Battles Across the Country

Coalition efforts to combat egregious out-of-network reimbursement restrictions see mixed results in Georgia, Oregon, Idaho and Washington state.