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EVERY VOTE COUNTS
ASMBS Election Explained
According to ASMBS bylaws, members must meet certain eligibility requirements for nomination. All nominees must be voting members in good standing and have a history of leadership and service to the society and be actively engaged in the practice of metabolic and bariatric surgery. In addition, each position has its own set of qualifications...


MEDICARE APPROVES MBSAQIP FOR DATA COLLECTION AND SUBMISSION
What This Means For You and Us
In April of 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved the MBSAQIP Data Registry as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR), one of only over 30 organizations to receive such a designation...


THE DRUM BEATS LOUDER:
ASMBS Calls for Greater Patient Access After New A.M.A. Resolution Passes
Passage of the "Patient Access to Evidence- Based Obesity Services" resolution by the American Medical Association (AMA), the nationís largest physician group, should help in the fight to improve patient access to evidence-based obesity treatments including metabolic and bariatric surgery, intensive behavioral counseling, and FDA-approved obesity drugs...



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