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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.

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Leadership & Advocacy Summit 2021

We appreciate the following physicians who advocated on behalf of Kansas surgeons and patients:

  • Drs. Joshua Broghammer
  • Tyler Hughes, Wael Khreiss
  • Kyle Vincent
  • Jarvis Walters

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Leadership & Advocacy Summit 2019

Thanks to Drs. Joshua Broghammer, Scott Coates, Joshua Mammen, Randi Ryan and Robert Sliter, for attending the ACS Leadership & Advocacy Conference in DC. They advocated on behalf of Kansas surgeons to your congressional leaders. 

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We value quality improvement and appreciate the opportunity to engage with policymakers around issues of health care.


To become a member of the Kansas ACS Chapter, physicians must first be a member of the national ACS. To do so, please apply here.


Once you have joined the national ACS, please contact Denise Lantz at dlantz@kmsonline.org to join the Kansas Chapter.

Actively providing members continuing education specific to the specialty of surgery.

We value quality improvement and appreciate the opportunity to engage with policymakers around issues of health care.