Tag: AMA

Former SVS president named to AMA RUC

The American Medical Association's Board of Trustees has named SVS' longtime coding expert and member Robert M. Zwolak, MD, as the AMA alternative representative...

Action plan: How to help halt sharp cuts to Medicare

They are the sort of cuts the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) says will have a massive impact on vascular surgery practices for years...

Advocate or adversary? Perils baked into the relationship between physicians and...

Patients with complex illnesses may not be eligible for hospital admission unless their diagnoses meet InterQual Criteria or Milliman Care Guidelines—hurdles patients must first...

Advocacy: Coding and Reimbursement Committee experiences lead to greater sense of...

As a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery’s Coding and Reimbursement Committee (two years), I have been able to attend both CPT and...