The American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) is committed to the enactment of legislation that will strengthen the delivery of, and access to, quality healthcare in the United States. To that end, the AAO-HNS urges Membe
The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery strongly supports, as being in the public interest, the establishment of reimbursement plans by third-party payers that promote the patient's freedom of choice of physicians among all appro
Evidence based medicine (EBM) (or more appropriately termed Evidence Based Practice) is an approach to the practice of healthcare comprised of the synthesis of the best available evidence from the biomedical literature with the clinical expertise of
Statement of PrinciplesThe American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is committed to advancing the practice of high quality, cost-effective health care for otolaryngology and head and neck surgery patients.
June 21, 2013Lead Story:Important Changes to State Advocacy Activities As part of its strategic planning and budgeting process, the AAO-HNS will no longer be tracking state legislation on a daily basis.
September 20, 2013Lead Story:CBO Estimates SGR Repeal Bill to Cost $175 Billion Last week, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued a report detailing its analysis of the House Energy & Commerce Committee's bill (H.R.