Dr. Kay Kirkpatrick: From Orthopaedic Surgeon to State Senator

A myriad of important health policy decisions impacting orthopaedic surgery are made at the state-level, including health insurance regulation, certificate-of-need and scope of practice issues, to name only a few. In this episode, orthopaedic hand surgeon and Georgia State Senator Kay Kirkpatrick, MD, FAAOS shares her perspective on state advocacy, the importance of being engaged on state issues, and the recently passed legislation to reform prior authorization.

Douglas Lundy, MD, MBA, FAAOS, AAOS Advocacy Council Chair

The Honorable Kay Kirkpatrick, MD, FAAOS, Senator, Georgia State Senate



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