TITLE

AAO advocacy day reaps rewards on Capitol Hill

PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;6/1/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) held its 7th annual Advocacy Day in April 2004 and benefited from lobbying between ophthalmologists and members of Congress. Patient safety concerns of ophthalmologists over ocular surgery being performed by non-surgeons within the Veterans Affairs health system; Lobbying effort of delegates for a solution to the sustainable growth rate flaw in the physician Medicare Fee Schedule.
ACCESSION #
13356971

 

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