American Society of
Plastic Surgery The Meeting
Before & After Photos
Find A Surgeon
Key Issues in Plastic Surgery
Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Resources
Information on the Shared Savings Program and Accountable Care Organizations
Breast Cancer Patient Education Act
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) proudly leads in the effort to pass the Breast Cancer Patient Education Act.
Documents include practice parameters and insurance coverage criteria on breast implants, breast reconstruction, breast reduction and gynecomastia.
Cosmetic Procedure Taxes
Documents include position statement and talking points.
Dental Scope of Practice
Resources include issue brief, talking points and crisis map.
Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act
ASPS is leading the fight to pass the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act, federal legislation that would require all group and individual health plans to cover medically necessary reconstructive procedures to treat a child's congenital anomaly.
Fat Grafting to the Buttocks
This urgent advisory is in response to the alarming number of deaths still occurring from the Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL).
Gluteal Fat Grafting Advisory
The co-chairs of a multi-society Gluteal Fat Grafting Task Force issued a joint safety advisory urging practitioners who perform the procedure to reevaluate their technique.
Healthcare Truth in Advertising
Resources include a chart detailing physician truth in advertising laws by state.
Documents include policy statement and legal analysis.
Evidence Based Patient Safety Advisory and Executive Summary.
Documents include talking points, payment brief, and letters to CMS.
Documents include ASPS accreditation bylaws, AMA patient safety principles and a state regulations chart and map.
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.
Documents include a medical reform issue brief, statement on informed consent, and Doctors Company resources.
Protecting Patients from Unanticipated Medical Bills
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons has been a vocal advocate for state and federal efforts to protect patients who receive unanticipated medical bills.
Trauma Care Systems Planning
Documents include issue briefs, talking points and letters.
2019 Federal Policy Priorities
2019 State Policy Priorities
State and Regional Society Resources
Advocacy in Action
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