"The topic of overlapping surgery remains a misunderstood and controversial issue," writes the AACU's Ross E. Weber.
Ross E. Weber
"In recent years, lawmakers in several states considered legislation to conform their laws and exceptions to those outlined in the Stark law," writes the AACU's Ross E. Weber.
“Preauthorization has escalated beyond reason,” according to AACU President Charles McWilliams, MD.
In the Halls of Power, Project Prevention, an incentivized sterilization program, has received a "pass." It will therefore be in the operating room where Project Prevention's solution will succeed or fail.
Noted Irish playwright Oscar Wilde once mused, "Success is a science; if you have the conditions, you get the result." Thanks to a foundation strengthened by direct and indirect participation in advocacy campaigns across the country, the urologic community secured positive policy outcomes in the first several months of 2012.