Leadership & Advocacy Summit 2022
Thanks to the following physicians who advocated on behalf of Kansas surgeons and patients: Drs. Joshua Broghammer, Tyler Hughes, Kyle Vincent and Rob Winfield. The issues addressed this year were:
Addressing Long-term Stability of Medicare Physician Payment - For more than twenty years, Medicare payments have been under pressure from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) anti-inflationary payment policies. While physician services represent a very modest portion of the overall growth in healthcare costs, they are perennial targets for cuts when policymakers seek to tackle spending.