American Society of Plastic Surgeons
The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is the largest plastic surgery specialty organization in the world. Founded in 1931, the society is composed of surgeons certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery or by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada who perform Plastic and Reconstructive surgery. With nearly 5,000 members, ASPS comprises 94% of all board-certified plastic surgeons in the United States.
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Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2008 filing.
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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 Society of Plastic Surgeons
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount American Society of Plastic Surgeons $490,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1655 Children's Access to Reconstructive Evaluation & Surgery (CARES) Act of 2007 S.1588 Children's Access to Reconstructive Evaluation and Surgery Act H.R.6252 Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Acquisition Reform Act of 2008 H.R.6331 Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008 S.2785 Save Medicare Act of 2008 S.3144 Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Acquisition Reform Act of 2008 H.R.1823 Ambulatory Surgical Center Medicare Payment Modernization Act of 2007 S.2250 Ambulatory Surgical Center Medicare Payment Modernization Act of 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 7 dockets
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The tables show occurrences of "American Society of Plastic Surgeons" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
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- Toggle 3 CMS Medicare Program; Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2009; and Revisions to the Amendment of the E Prescribing Exemption for Computer Generated Facsimile Transmissions 2008
- Toggle 2 CMS HIPAA Administrative Simplification: Modification to Medical Data Code Set Standards to Adopt ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS 2008
- Toggle 1 DOD TRICARE; Morbid Obesity 2008
- Toggle 1 CMS Proposed Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems and Fiscal Year 2009 Rates; Proposed Changes to Disclosure of Physician Ownership in Hospitals and Physician Self-Referral Rules; Proposed Collection of Information Regarding Financial Relationships Between Hospitals and Physicians 2008
- Toggle 1 CMS Medicare Program: Proposed Changes to the Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and CY 2009 Payment Rates; Proposed Changes to the Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System and CY 2009 Payment Rates 2008
- Toggle 1 ED Federal Perkins Loan Program, Federal Family Education Loan Program, and William D. Ford Federal Direct Program 2008
- Toggle 1 DEA Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances 2008