Advocacy

Advocacy

Advocacy

The Tennessee Chapter, American College of Surgeons, strives to serve as an advocate for patients and surgeons. The Chapter . . .

  • Works with the Tennessee Medical Association and specialty medical societies in promoting legislation and regulations that support the ethical practice of surgery and quality patient care 
  • Educates legislators and other policy makers about reimbursement issues, workforce issues, and problems with patient access 
  • Monitors legislative activity at the State and National levels
  • Maintains relationships and dialogue with elected State and Federal officials to represent surgeons and surgical patients in TN

Surgery State Legislative Action Center

Board of Medical Examiners Rules and Regulations
Rules for managing your practice

National Advocacy Initiatives at American College of Surgeons
Follow and support the activities of the College!

Practice Management
Socioeconomic tips; billing and coding guidelines; practice management courses

Tennessee General Assembly
Find your Senator or Representative
Monitor proposed legislation
Review listings of Committees and Committee schedules

What’s News at the College?
Check this page periodically to find recent additions to the American College of Surgeons website.