American Assn of Neurological Surgeons
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is a professional body based in the United States with more than 8,000 members worldwide. The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public. All active members of the AANS are certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Neurosurgery) of Canada or the Mexican Council of Neurological Surgery, AC. Neurological surgery is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that affect the entire nervous system, including the spinal column, spinal cord, brain, and peripheral nerves.
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Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2012 filing. independent expenditures updated daily.
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Independent Expendituresmoney spent supporting or opposing a candidate
Candidate Support/Oppose Total Spent Jim MathesonSupport $24,465
Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Lobbying on Behalf of American Assn of Neurological Surgeons
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount American Assn of Neurological Surgeons $335,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Health Issues,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.5 Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 H.R.436 Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2011 H.R.1700 Medicare Patient Empowerment Act S.17 Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act S.668 Health Care Bureaucrats Elimination Act S.1042 Medicare Patient Empowerment Act H.R.157 Health Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2011 H.R.452 Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011 H.R.816 Provider Shield Act of 2011 S.1099 Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 23 dockets; Submitted to 2 dockets
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The tables show occurrences of "American Assn of Neurological Surgeons" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 FDA Advisory Committee, Workshops, and Conferences Notices Various Meeting Notices (eg., Task Force Meeting, etc.) 2012
- Toggle 1 HHS Health Information Technology; HIT Policy Committee: Request for Comment Regarding the Stage 3 Definition of Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) 2012
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 4 CMS Medicare Program; Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act: Applicability to Hospital and Critical Access Hospital Inpatients and Hospitals With Specialized Capabilities 2011
- Toggle 4 CMS Electronic Health Record Incentive Program – Stage 2 "Meaningful Use" 2012
- Toggle 4 CMS Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2012 2011
- Toggle 3 CMS Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule, DME Face-to-Face Encounters, Elimination of the Requirement for Termination of Non-Random Prepayment Complex Medical Review and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2013 (CMS-1590-P) 2012
- Toggle 3 CMS Medicare Program: Availability of Medicare Data for Performance Measurement 2011
- Toggle 3 CMS CY 2012 Changes to the Physician Fee Schedule 2011
- Toggle 3 HHS HIPAA Privacy Rule Accounting of Disclosures under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act 2011
- Toggle 3 CMS Reporting and Returning of Overpayments 2012
- Toggle 2 CMS Changes to the Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program 2011
- Toggle 2 HHS Health Information Technology; HIT Policy Committee: Request for Comment Regarding the Stage 3 Definition of Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) 2012