The Washington Committee develops and promotes organized neurosurgery’s positions on issues affecting the specialty. Through advocacy, policy development, and public relations, the Washington Committee and the Washington Office work vociferously to defend and protect the ability of neurosurgeons to practice medicine freely—and to help ensure the continued advancement of the specialty of neurological surgery.
Organized neurosurgery has played a fundamental role in a number of health policy developments, including repealing the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), pushing for medical-liability reform, advocating for adequate reimbursement, streamlining quality-improvement initiatives, and ensuring the preeminence of quality in neurosurgical education and training.
Learn more about the Washington Office.
2021 Neurosurgery Legislative and Regulatory Agenda
MACRA Implementation Update (prepared by Hart Health Strategies) 2017
Neurosurgery’s 2020 Legislative Priorities and Accomplishments 1.28.21
Hart Health Strategies prepared a series of documents which may help answer questions as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope this information is helpful as you navigates through this time.