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Urgent Action Required

Urgent Action Required CMS released the CY2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule. As predicted, the finalized rule includes devastating cuts to Medicare physician payment, including up to 9% for some surgical specialties. At this point, enacting legislation is the only...

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Identifying and Addressing Gender Bias in Surgery

The Young Fellow (FYA) and Residents and Associates (RAS) Representatives of the Maryland Chapter of the ACS Invite You to a Thought-Provoking Discussion with a Panel of World-Renowned SurgeonsIdentifying and Addressing Gender Bias in SurgeryWith Panelists:Thursday,...

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MD-ACS eNews – October 2020

MD-ACS eNews - October 2020Inside this issue: Congratulations to all the New Maryland Fellows! MD-ACS FYA Virtual Event ACS COVID-19 Resources Virtual ACS Clinical Congress 2020 a Phenomenal Success — Entire Content & CME Credits Available through December 31st...

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Time to Act – Stop Medicare Cuts for Surgeons

Time to Act - Stop Medicare Cuts for SurgeonsThe Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has proposed a rule that will devastate surgeons across America by reducing payments for nearly all surgical specialties—during the worst public health crisis in generations....

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MD-ACS eNews – July 2020

MD-ACS eNews - July 2020Inside this issue: Continue to Urge Congress to Intervene and Prevent Medicare Physician Pay Cuts Quality Conference Postponed ACS Clinical Congress 2020 to Be Virtual Surgeon Toolkit for Discussions with Patients Did You Forget? 2020 MD-ACS...

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Did You Forget? 2020 MD-ACS Dues

Did You Forget? 2020 MD-ACS DuesThe COVID-19 pandemic upset many routines, and perhaps paying your 2020 Maryland Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (MD-ACS) dues slipped your mind. Not to worry! You can do it now online. Click on the button below and use your...

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MD-ACS eNews – April 2020

MD-ACS eNews - April 2020Inside this issue: Message from the President ACS COVID-19 Update ACS COVID-19 Registry Local Resumption of Elective Surgery Guidance New Scoring System Empowers Surgery Departments to Prioritize Medically Necessary Operations That Should Not...

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