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Friday, April 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
DO Day in DC »
  From left to right, Nisha Patel, Sean Brady, David Ward, Kyle Bertram, Jade Stobbe, Heidi Kenefick in Senat...
Friday, September 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Save OMT Campaign Success »
Letter from AOA President, Boyd Buser, DO regarding NGS policy on OMT reimbursement     Board of Trust...
Friday, September 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Save OMT Campaign »
It will take less than 3 minutes to help save OMT     CMS is considering a national revaluation of...
Monday, August 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Survey - Your Input Needed »
  OPSO Advocacy Survey - Your Input Needed...
Tuesday, June 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Osteopathic Policy Resolutions Now Posted - Comments Due July 8 »
Resolutions being considered at the 2016 AOA House of Delegates and Board of Trustees are  now available through thi...
Thursday, April 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare Proposed Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Rules Released »
Yesterday, the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) issued the much anticipated proposed rule, “ MIPS and APMs...
Monday, November 23, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
USDE Final Regulations on Revised Pay as You Earn Program »
The U.S. Department of Education recently issued final regulations to expand repayment options for federal Direct Loan b...
Friday, November 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meaningful Use Hardship Exemption »
On November 5, legislation was introduced that would allow the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to provi...
Thursday, June 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rural Practitioner Tax Credit »
Legislative Alert -  Take Action Today   Help us in our efforts to ensure patients in all areas of t...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
21st Century Cures Legislation »
21st Century Cures Legislation Unanimously Passes House Energy & Commerce Committee   by...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SB 532 Removed from Schedule - Bill Fails to Move Forward »
  I would like to thank everyone for their quick reply in support of SB 532.   Unfortunately, this...
Friday, April 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
At Last - Permanent Payment Reform »
By now, you have surely heard the remarkable news: On April 14, the U.S. Senate joined their House of Representatives coll...
Friday, April 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SB 532 Scheduled for Hearing April 20th »
Thanks to the advocacy efforts of the osteopathic profession,  Oregon House Bill 532   has been scheduled for...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
HB 532: Act Now to Open Scholarship Program to Osteopathic Medical Students »
ADVOCACY ALERT You can help open up $5,000,000 in scholarships to osteopathic medical students with a 5 minute phon...
Friday, April 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
SGR Vote: 1-Day Window When Senate Returns »
Last week, significant progress was made toward SGR repeal when the US House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 2 (Med...
Friday, March 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Fails to Vote on SGR Repeal Before Recess »
On Thursday, the House of Representatives approved comprehensive physician payment reform that will permanently avert cuts...
Thursday, March 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes SGR Repeal - Bill Moves to Senate »
After 12 years, 17 short-term patches, and almost $170 billion spent, the House of Representatives voted to repeal Medicar...
Thursday, March 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Day in Salem »
On March 12th, osteopathic physicians and medical students visited the state Capitol for the first joint physicians advoca...
Monday, December 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SGR Repeal - Act Now to Urge Congress for a Permanent Solution »
SGR Repeal is Possible in 2014 (Really!) For years...wait decades, OPSO has been working with the AOA for a perman...
Friday, July 25, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
OPSO Responds to Pay Parity Workgroup Draft Recommendations »
On July 15, OPSO sent a letter to the Task Force on Primary and Mental Health Care Reimbursement (HB2902 - NP Pay Parity W...
Friday, April 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SGR Patch Law Signed by President, ICD-10 Delayed »
On April 1, President Obama signed into law the "Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014" (H.R. 4302) . Under this temp...
Monday, March 31, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SGR - Temporary "Fix" Proposed »
On Thursday, March 27, the House of Representatives approved by voice vote a one-year patch (H.R. 4302) to the Medicare su...
Monday, March 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oregon Represented in National Advocacy Effort »
Oregon students, physicians, and advocates met with Oregon's Congressional leaders as part of the AOA's DO Day on Capitol...
Thursday, February 6, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
SGR Repeal Close to Reality As New Legislation Passes Through Committee »
The three committees that proposed legislation to repeal the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) have announced joint l...
Monday, January 13, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
DO Day on Capitol Hill Registration Deadline Jan. 24 »
DO Day on Capitol Hill will be held March 6, 2014. DO Day is the preeminent opportunity for DOs and students to come to Wa...
Thursday, December 12, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Committees Approve Medicare Physician Payment Reform Legislation »
The U.S. Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee each met today to consider legislation that, if...
Friday, May 24, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Compromise on NP Parity Bill Passes Senate Committee »
A major compromise to HB 2902 was passed in the Senate Health Care Committee on May 24 th . The original bill would hav...

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