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December 1, 2020
Medicare Cuts Jeopardize Patient Care and Ignore Impacts of Pandemic
October 30, 2020
Representatives Bera and Bucshon and 6 Lead Co-Sponsors Introduce Legislation to Protect Patients’ Access to Surgical Care
October 19, 2020
229 Bipartisan Members of the House Urge Leaders to Prevent Medicare Cuts
September 23, 2020
Survey: CMS Cuts Will Harm Patients by Reducing Access to Surgical Care
September 16, 2020
Surgical Care Coalition Launches a Week of Action to Protect Patients’ Access to Surgical Care
August 22, 2020
Merced Sun-Star: Medicare cuts will limit care in rural communities, make it hard to get services
August 22, 2020
The Fresno Bee: Medicare cuts will limit care in rural communities, make it hard to get services
August 20, 2020
CNN: Proposed cuts to Medicare will be devastating to surgeons and their patients
August 15, 2020
Richmond Times-Dispatch: The middle of a pandemic is no time to reduce the quality of care
August 13, 2020
Advocacy Update: Proposed CMS Rule Jeopardizes Patient Care
August 10, 2020
Dr. John Wilson: Cutting health care during a pandemic
August 4, 2020
Proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule Jeopardizes Patient Care, Argues the Surgical Care Coalition
July 30, 2020
Advocacy Update: Surgeons Speak Out to Stop Payment Cuts
July 24, 2020
Dr. David Smail: Running Harder to Stay in the Same Place
July 24, 2020
Arizona Republic: Reimposing a ban on nonemergency surgeries could have bad health outcomes for Arizonans
July 23, 2020
San Antonio Express-News: Stop Medicare reimbursement cuts
July 16, 2020
Advocacy Update: Tell Congress to Stop the Cuts
July 15, 2020
Palm Beach Post: Surgeons are under financial strain and under pressure to close private practices
July 9, 2020
Los Angeles Times: Hospitals won’t delay non-emergent surgeries as they prepare for next surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations
July 3, 2020
Dallas News: More health workers are getting COVID-19, but UTSW says they’re safer on the job than out and about
July 2, 2020
Advocacy Update: Introducing the Surgical Care Coalition Advocacy Updates  
July 2, 2020
The Hill: Planned Medicare cuts hurt more than just surgeons
July 1, 2020
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth: Surgeons are helping out on the frontlines during the suspension of elective surgeries due to COVID-19
June 18, 2020
Politico: Private practice surgeons are worried about the financial aftermath of the pandemic
June 18, 2020
Becker’s: Looming cuts to Medicare reimbursement could be the final straw for private practice surgeons already in financial straits
June 18, 2020
Health Exec: Surgeon group forms to fight planned Medicare cuts that could have an adverse effect on patients
June 18, 2020
Letter to Congressional Leadership on the Need to Waive Medicare’s Budget Neutrality Requirements
June 18, 2020
New Coalition Launches to Oppose Medicare Cuts that Hurt Patients and Limit Access to Surgical Care
June 17, 2020
Dr. Nancy Lobby: A Patient-driven Surgeon Under Threat
June 17, 2020
Dr. Victor Portillo: “If you don’t do your job, your community suffers”
June 2, 2020
The Washington Post: Americans are delaying medical care, and it’s devastating health-care providers
May 10, 2020
Los Angeles Times: Meet the 73-year-old surgeon working to keep California veterans safe from COVID-19
April 26, 2020
New York Magazine: The Surgical Chief Changing Soiled Bedsheets “Everybody just did what needed to be done.”