Members Alerts <p>ASDS members only advocacy site</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 21 Apr 2016 20:36:38 GMTVolunteer on a Campaign <p>A great way to become a part of the political process is by volunteering on a campaign. Volunteering is an excellent way to meet with legislators and discuss the issues which are important to you.</p> Emily NinnemannThu, 04 Feb 2016 22:15:39 GMTRUC Process <p>The ASDSA is now calling for interested members to volunteer to be our Alternate Advisor to the Relative Value Update Committee. A full job description is available here. Qualified candidates should return a signed Acceptance of Responsibility Form, Volunteer Interest</p> Emily NinnemannMon, 30 Nov 2015 20:53:04 GMTPayment Policy <p>Dermatologic surgeons, along with physician assistants and nurse practitioners, who wish to avoid incurring penalties for not e prescribing, and those who wish to receive incentives for e prescribing, will need to reach a minimum number of e prescriptions in</p> Advocacy StaffThu, 19 Nov 2015 16:16:38 GMTEffective Letter Writing <p>Contacting a legislator or government official need not be difficult or intimidating. The best time to write to your legislature is when you don’t have a problem. An introduction letter to your legislator or those who serve on key health care committees is an excellent way to introduce yourself and your issues.<br /></p> Nick CarsonWed, 28 Mar 2012 23:04:55 GMTEffective Public Comment <p>After drafting proposed regulations, the agency issues a public notice. In addition to printing the notice in local papers, the agency seeks out persons it believes will be interested in the proposal and notifies them directly by mail. The public notice begins the public comment period, which usually lasts at least 30 days. The agency may make changes to the proposal based on comments it receives.<br /></p> Nick CarsonWed, 28 Mar 2012 23:04:12 GMT