#25 Reimbursement Changes and Implementation of Surprise Billing Law
Orthopaedic surgery is set to face reductions in Medicare reimbursement and changes to the process for resolving surprise medical bills beginning Jan. 1, 2022. AAOS Advocacy Council Chair Douglas W. Lundy, MD, MBA, FAAOS, sits down with senior staff from the AAOS Office of Government Relations to explain these healthcare policy changes, what the AAOS has been doing to preserve the value of surgical services, including recent updates from Capitol Hill, and how these issues will continue to play out in 2022.
October podcast episode on Economic Effects of Medicare Pay Cuts: https://www.aaos.org/publications/the-bone-beat-orthopaedic-podcast-channel/the-bone-beat-advocacy-podcast/episode-23/
November podcast episode on Preventing Surprise Medical Bills: https://www.aaos.org/publications/the-bone-beat-orthopaedic-podcast-channel/the-bone-beat-advocacy-podcast/episode-24/
Guests: Shreyasi Deb, PhD, MBA, AAOS Senior Director of Health Policy; Catherine Hayes, MPP, AAOS Senior Director of Government Relations
Host: Douglas Lundy, MD, MBA, FAAOS, AAOS Advocacy Council Chair