AAOS Now, January 2021
2021 MPFS: What It Means for Your THA and TKA Reimbursement
On Dec. 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the finalized 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS).
The Academy Continues Progress on Its Biologics Initiative
On the November 2020 episode of “The Bone Beat” podcast, David Jevsevar, MD, MBA, FAAOS, chair of the Committee on Devices, Biologics & Technology (DBT), and Raymond Golish, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAOS, member of the DBT, discussed the evolving regulatory landscape and the new AAOS Biologics Dashboard.
A Review of Regulatory Bodies Overseeing U.S. Health Care
As the incoming chair of the AAOS Advocacy Council, I will endeavor to communicate these issues plainly so that we can all better understand how legislative and regulatory actions affect how we care for patients and, more importantly, what we can do to influence these changes in a positive direction.
Residents Enjoy Virtual ‘Specialty Speed Dating’ Hosted by the OrthoPAC
On Nov. 17, 2020, the AAOS Orthopaedic Political Action Committee (OrthoPAC) hosted a resident networking “Specialty Speed Dating” event.