Advocacy Alert: Doc Fix Tentative Deal Reached
The LA Times is reporting that federal lawmakers have reached a tentative agreement today on a payroll tax holiday bill to avert a 27%+ cut in Medicare physician payment rates. The agreement would extend the current rates through the end of 2012.
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ModernHealthCare.com is reporting that the agreement also extends certain Medicare programs while making $11+ billion in cuts to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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C.U.R.E.: Care, Utilization, Research, and Education
The core principles of ISASS - C.U.R.E.: Care, Utilization, Research, and Education - will be emphasized during all planned ISASS12 sessions. Novel and efficient solutions to clinical problems — the fruits of Research designed to maximize functional Utilization of resources — will be shared with the greater community throughout the conference for the purpose of Educating our members on how to provide better Care to patients. Our events are designed to help you become better at what you do.
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ISASS12 Program Highlights from the Committee Chairs
Program highlights from the ISASS12 Program Committee chairs and ISASS President Jean-Charles LeHuec:
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James Yue, MD and Carlos Villanueva, MD, PhD >
Lisa Ferrara, PhD and Leonard Voronov, MD, PhD >
Robert Gunzburg, MD, PhD >
Richard Assaker, MD >
More ISASS12 Information
The complete ISASS12 Scientific Program and conference information for registration, housing, the program committee and exhibitor's is available online:
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Exhibitor Prospectus (PDF) >