Policymakershttp://asdsa.asds.net/RSS/Default.aspx?FolderID=20378Position Statementshttp://asdsa.asds.net/ASDSAstatements/ <p> Accreditation Position updated June 2016 Compounding Pharmacies Position updated Oct. 2015 Cosmetic Medical Procedures Taxes Position updated July 2015 Definition of the Practice of Medicine Position reviewed April 2016 Delegation Position updated Dec. 2015 Dermatopathology Position updated Oct. 2016 </p> Jake JohnsonThu, 29 Jun 2017 21:19:37 GMTModel Billshttp://asdsa.asds.net/outreach/ <p>New Content</p> Jake JohnsonWed, 24 May 2017 20:47:16 GMTPosition Statements and White Papershttp://asdsa.asds.net/position-statements/ <p>New Content</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 13 Apr 2017 20:46:35 GMTWhite Papers and Model Billshttp://asdsa.asds.net/white-papers/ <p>Position Statements Accreditation Position updated June 2016 Compounding Pharmacies Position updated Oct. 2015 Cosmetic Medical Procedures Taxes Position updated July 2015 Definition of the Practice of Medicine Position reviewed April 2016 Delegation Position updated Dec. 2015 Dermatopathology Position updated Oct.</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 13 Apr 2017 20:41:43 GMTJoint Consensus Statementshttp://asdsa.asds.net/consensus-statements/ <p>Joint Statements Consensus Statement on Blepharoplasty and Blepharoptosis Consensus Statement on Bundling Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery as a Part of Another Functional Procedure </p> Emily NinnemannThu, 13 Apr 2017 20:36:34 GMTCosmetic Medical Procedures Taxeshttp://asdsa.asds.net/position/cosmetic-procedures-tax.aspx <p>American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association Position on Cosmetic Medical Procedures Taxes The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) is opposed to the taxation of cosmetic medical procedures. For the past several years, state legislatures have proposed the taxation of elective cosm</p> Jessica WalkerFri, 14 Aug 2015 16:27:17 GMTOffice-Based Surgeryhttp://asdsa.asds.net/position/office-bases-surgery/ <p>American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association Positions onOffice Based Surgery In general, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery Association (ASDSA) supports medical office regulations that are fair, reasonable, appropriate, and based on factual medical evidence. 1) Medical Office AccreditationASDSA</p> Jessica WalkerThu, 23 Jul 2015 20:26:07 GMTHydroquinonehttp://asdsa.asds.net/policymakers.aspx?id=5523 <p>Support State policy on drug availability which mirrors FDA findings Evidence based decisions on the availability of drugs The safe use of hydroquinone products and formulations Continued studies to asses carcinogenic risks and signs of exogenous ochronosis Oppose Blunt approaches</p> Jessica WalkerThu, 23 Jul 2015 19:08:56 GMTJoint Letter to Oregonhttp://asdsa.asds.net/Oregon.aspx <p>Joint Letter to Oregon Ways and Means</p> Tracy ColinMon, 04 May 2015 14:39:53 GMTCMS Responds to Network Adequacy Letterhttp://asdsa.asds.net/CMSresponse.aspx <p>CMS Responds to Network Adequacy Letter</p> Tracy ColinWed, 29 Apr 2015 17:31:06 GMTStorage and Reuse of Reconstituted Injectable Botulinum Toxin Ahttp://asdsa.asds.net/policymakers.aspx?id=8564 <p>Support Clinically appropriate reconstitution of vials of botulinum toxin type A, which can be refrigerated or refrozen for at least 4 weeks prior to injections without clinically significant risk of contamination or decreased effectiveness Allowance for administration of individual</p> Tracy ColinWed, 11 Mar 2015 20:15:16 GMTExternal Outreach Activitieshttp://asdsa.asds.net/ExternalOutreach.aspx <p>ASDSA partners with external stakeholders and coalitions to strengthen our advocacy reach and advocate for the dermatologic surgeon and their patients. In addition to our work with other dermatology association partners and the American Medical Association, ASDSA is active with</p> Tracy ColinMon, 23 Feb 2015 19:15:17 GMTNetwork Adequacyhttp://asdsa.asds.net/NetworkAdequacy.aspx <p>The issue of network adequacy is heating up at the federal level and all over the country. At the federal level the ACA requires that all “Qualified Health Plans” include an “adequate network of primary care providers, specialists, and</p> Tracy ColinMon, 09 Feb 2015 16:02:32 GMTASDSA Opposes Expanding Scope of Naturopathic Practicehttp://asdsa.asds.net/naturopath.aspx <p></p> Tracy ColinTue, 03 Feb 2015 17:55:54 GMT2015 Advocacy Agendahttp://asdsa.asds.net/2015Advocacy.aspx <p>Each year, ASDSA publishes and shares its Advocacy Agenda. This document outlines the official positions of the organization and lays the groundwork for comment letters and letters of support or opposition to regulations and legislation throughout the year. 2015 ASDSA Advocacy</p> Tracy ColinThu, 08 Jan 2015 13:45:03 GMTProtecting Patients’ Access to Care through Adequate Physician Provider Networks Positionhttp://asdsa.asds.net/policymakers.aspx?id=8563 <p>Support Comprehensive patient access to specialty care Up to date provider directories and information, provided to plan participants on in network physicians Clear inclusion criteria for physician participation in provider networks Timely appeals processes for physicians who have been</p> Tracy ColinWed, 07 Jan 2015 15:11:30 GMTNarrowing of Provider Networks Position Statementhttp://asdsa.asds.net/positions/provider-networks/ <p>Support Clear inclusion criteria for physician participation in provider networks. Comprehensive access to specialty care. Up to date provider directories. Timely appeals processes for physicians who have not been included in provider networks. Oppose Network inclusion decisions that</p> Amanda SpejcherTue, 03 Jun 2014 15:40:49 GMTDermatopathologyhttp://asdsa.asds.net/Position-Statements/Dermatopathology.aspx <p>Support &#160; Safeguards to preserve the ability of a physician to choose pathologists who will provide the best possible result for their patients The use of dermatologists and pathologists who have the appropriate training and expertise in dermatopathology to interpret</p> John GeahanWed, 04 Dec 2013 21:23:39 GMTFY 2014 Contingency Staffing Planhttp://asdsa.asds.net/Government-Shutdown/ <p>On October 1, 2013, members of Congress were unable to reach a deal to fund the government, and as a result, the government has shut down all non essential functions and services. The ASDSA received this information from the American</p> John GeahanTue, 01 Oct 2013 20:37:30 GMTPhysician Payment Sunshine Acthttp://asdsa.asds.net/Sunshine.aspx <p>On August 1, 2013, the Physician Payment Sunshine Act went into effect, and will provide transparency to the public to show what kinds of funding and gifts that the medical industry provides to physicians. As part of the Affordable Care</p> John GeahanMon, 23 Sep 2013 14:25:04 GMTTraining and Delegation Positionhttp://asdsa.asds.net/training-and-delegation.aspx <p></p> John GeahanWed, 06 Mar 2013 18:56:51 GMTPolicymakershttp://asdsa.asds.net/policymakers/ <p>New Content</p> Nick CarsonWed, 28 Mar 2012 19:13:51 GMT