The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) advocates on legislative and regulatory issues impacting the sleep medicine subspecialty. The AASM works directly with members of Congress, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other state and federal agencies on issues of importance to the sleep medicine field.
In an effort to redefine America’s health care debate, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) recently unveiled a proposal to expand Medicare [...]
A recent webinar organized by the National Transportation Safety Board highlighted the increased risk of drowsy driving among teenagers and included a presentation by AASM member Merrill Wise, MD.
This week the AASM sent a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown, expressing continued support for California Senate Bill 328, “Pupil attendance: school start time.”