STS Legislative Fly-In

Save the date! The next STS Legislative Fly-In will take place October 2017.

June 2017 STS Legislative Fly-In

Eleven STS members joined the Society’s new Public Director Chris Draft in meetings with lawmakers and legislative aides on Capitol Hill. They discussed a number of issues important to cardiothoracic surgeons, including physician reimbursement, ways to reduce the resident physician shortage, passage of legislation providing medical liability reform, funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and lowering lung cancer rates.View photos from the Fly-In below. 

STS Legislative Fly-In


October 2016 STS Legislative Fly-In

20 STS members attended the October 2016 Legislative Fly-In in Washington, DC. They met with staff
from 35 Congressional offices and highlighted issues of importance to the specialty, including MACRA implementation and lung cancer screening reimbursement. View photos from the Fly-In below. 

STS Legislative Fly-In: October 2016

In addition, STS held a congressional briefing on the STS National Database & Alternative Payment Models, featuring Drs. Keith S. Naunheim, David M. Shahian, Jeffrey B. Rich, and STS Director of Government Relations, Courtney Yohe. Watch a video of the briefing below.

Contact advocacy [at] sts [dot] org if you're interested in attending a future STS Legislative Fly-In.