Want to know more about the current AAOS Washington legislative scene? Why not visit the Web site on the Health Policy page of the AAOS web site.
You can learn more about professional liability reform, the Medicare payment update or the proposed Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act provisions. Or, keep informed about the AAOS statements on proposed privacy standards modifications and ergonomics. There are also sections on 2002 research funding Capital Hill Day; current testimony on various issues such as patient safety, regulatory reform, funding for The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases and more.
You can also get involved in the AAOS Political Action Committee and help to make your voice heard on Capitol Hill.