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SIS Represented at Spine Summit

Tuesday, August 16, 2016  
Health Policy Division chair Scott Horn, DO represented SIS at the Spine Summit on August 5, 2016. The agenda included updates and information on a variety of topics, such as: performance measures, registries, guidelines, and appropriate use criteria; patient safety issues focusing on the opioid public health crisis and spinal impairment and disability; payment issues focusing on CMS's proposed rule outlining MACRA; and coverage recommendations. SIS remains committed to collaboration with other medical associations on topics of mutual interest.

Other attendees included: the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS); the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM); the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPM&R); the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) / Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS); the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA); the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA); the American Society of Spine Radiology (ASSR); the Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS); the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine; North American Spine Society (NASS); and the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS).

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