Heart Rhythm Society
The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) is an international non-profit organization that promotes education and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals and patients. The Society was founded in 1979 and counted 5,100 members from over 70 countries as of January, 2009. The Official Journal of the Heart Rhythm Society is HeartRhythm, which provides readers basic and clinical scientific developments devoted to arrhythmias, devices, and cardiovascular electrophysiology. The HRS is headquartered in Washington, DC, USA.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Heart Rhythm Society
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Heart Rhythm Society $355,695
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Health Issues,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.5 Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 S.668 Health Care Bureaucrats Elimination Act H.R.452 Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2011 H.RES.295 Promoting increased awareness, diagnosis, and treatment of atrial fibrillation to address the high morbidity and mortality rates and to prevent avoidable hospitalizations associated with this disease. S.218 Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011 H.R.8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 H.R.816 Provider Shield Act of 2011 H.R.1377 Josh Miller HEARTS Act H.R.1700 Medicare Patient Empowerment Act H.R.3189 Teaching Children to Save Lives Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 25 dockets; Submitted to 2 dockets
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Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- 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
- Toggle 1 USCG Request for Public Comment on Medical Waivers for Merchant Mariner Credential Applicants with Anti-Tachycardia Devices or Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators 2012
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 7 CMS Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and Fiscal Year 2013 Rates; Hospitals’ Resident Caps for Graduate Medical Education Payment Purposes; Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers and for Ambulatory Surgical Centers 2012
- Toggle 4 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, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Programs; Transparency Reports and Reporting of Physician Ownership or Investment Interests (CMS-5060-P) 2011
- Toggle 3 CMS Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to Part B for CY 2012 2011
- Toggle 3 CMS Electronic Health Record Incentive Program – Stage 2 "Meaningful Use" 2012
- Toggle 2 CMS Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment; Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment; Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Physician Self-Referral; and Provider Agreement Regulations on Patient Notification Requirements 2011
- Toggle 2 CMS Reporting and Returning of Overpayments 2012
- Toggle 2 CMS Changes to the Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program 2011
- Toggle 2 CMS FY 2012 Changes to the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System and FY 2012 Rates 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Medtronic, Inc.; Premarket Approval for Revo MRI SureScan Pacing System, P090013 Approved 2/8/11 2011