AAOS Now, October 2014
AAOS Moves Forward on Quality Initiatives
Board approves 3 new CPGs, 1 new AUC During its meeting on Sept. 5, 2014, the AAOS Board of Directors took several steps on quality issues, approving three new clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) and one new appropriate use criteria (AUC). The CPGs and AUC were presented by Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, chair of the AAOS Council on Research and Quality.
Cloudy Start for Sunshine Act Data Review and Dispute Resolution
Today’s digital natives are accustomed to accessing information in two or three clicks. But that’s not the case when it comes to physician transparency programs, such as the Open Payments Program established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as a result of passage of the Physician Payments Sunshine Act.