As state legislation has increasingly impacted the practice of medicine, ASPS has assumed the role of plastic surgery's voice in state capitols across the country. Unlike the federal government, state governments get things done. Also, many issues that are left to states to decide can directly affect you and your patients.
PARTICIPATE IN ASPS'S ACTIVE STATE ALERTS
New Jersey - Protect Board-Certification
Florida - Stop Nurses from Practicing Independently
Iowa – Urge the House to Stop Optometrists from Performing Surgery
Arkansas - Urge the Governor to Stop Optometrists from Performing Surgery in the Ocular Region
California - Oppose a Ban on Deferred Interest Financing
California - Protect Patients' Payment Options
Connecticut - Mandate Esthetician Licensure
Florida - Protect patients from reckless surgical practices
Georgia - Protect your patients from Surprise Billing
Georgia – OON: Your Legislators Need to Hear from You
Georgia – Pass positive out-of-network reforms
Georgia – Stop short sighted out-of-network band-aids
New Jersey - Last chance to stop the Ban on Balance Billing
Massachusetts: Stop a ban on balance billing!
Massachusetts – Stop Assaults on the Practice of Medicine
Michigan: Stop unfair out-of-network reimbursement!
Minnesota: Stop a Universal Health Care System!
Oklahoma - Stop Nurse Independent Practice
Utah - Stop the Cosmetic Procedure Tax proposal
Utah - Oppose a Cosmetic Procedures Tax
Vermont - Stop Optometrists from Performing Surgery in the Ocular Region
Washington - Stop the universal health care proposal before it's too late!
Washington - Stop out of network legislation that favors insurance carriers