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, 2012 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 $1,020,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Medicare & Medicaid
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.816 Provider Shield Act of 2011 H.R.5 Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 S.668 Health Care Bureaucrats Elimination Act H.R.451 Healthcare Truth and Transparency Act of 2011 H.R.969 Medical Practice Freedom Act of 2011 H.R.1700 Medicare Patient Empowerment Act H.R.1955 Children's Access to Reconstructive Evaluation & Surgery (CARES) Act of 2011 S.1054 Fighting Fraud in Bankruptcy Act of 2011 H.R.452 Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011 H.R.3475 Keeping IDs Safe Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 21 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
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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 5 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 CMS Changes to the Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program 2011
- Toggle 3 CMS Electronic Health Record Incentive Program – Stage 2 "Meaningful Use" 2012
- Toggle 3 CMS Medicare, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Programs; Transparency Reports and Reporting of Physician Ownership or Investment Interests (CMS-5060-P) 2011
- Toggle 3 HHS HIPAA Privacy Rule Accounting of Disclosures under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act 2011
- Toggle 2 CMS Exchanges Part II--Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits; Health Insurance Issuer and Exchange Responsibilities with Respect to Actuarial Value, Quality, and Accreditation CMS-9980-P 2012
- Toggle 2 FDA 30-Day Structure Function Claim Notification Letters Dietary_2012 re FDA-1997-S-0039 2012