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Updates about legislative and regulatory issues impacting the field of sleep medicine

AASM to exhibit at APHA 2023

Come see us at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo. We will have two booths at the Expo! The AASM Foundation will be promoting our programs and meeting with public health professionals at Booth 424. The AASM is exhibiting at [...]

2023-11-10T11:47:59-06:00November 10th, 2023|Advocacy|

AASM continues physician payment reform efforts

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) continues to work to advocate for changes to Medicare physician payment through an ongoing collaboration with the American Medical Association (AMA) and by launching independent efforts to highlight the specific challenges to sleep medicine professionals. While the [...]

2023-11-03T13:19:16-05:00November 3rd, 2023|Advocacy, Payer Advocacy|

AASM advocacy work seen in end-of-year legislative omnibus

Before adjourning for the holidays, the United States Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, which was signed into law by President Biden shortly after. The sprawling piece of legislation, known as an omnibus, contains a number of health care related provisions, including [...]

2023-01-04T11:13:27-06:00December 29th, 2022|Advocacy, Featured|

AASM applauds AMA for supporting permanent standard time

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine applauds the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates, which passed a resolution during its interim meeting on Nov. 14 supporting the establishment of permanent standard time across the United States. The resolution cites the health benefits of [...]

2022-12-07T16:10:52-06:00November 22nd, 2022|Advocacy, Featured|
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