American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

On May 22, 2017, ACS leaders wrote to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch regarding the Senate’s efforts at developing health care reform legislation.

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On March 14, 2017, ACS leaders wrote to House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as Congress considers the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

ACS remains committed to working in a bipartisan manner with Congress and the new administration to improve the current health care system to ensure that all patients have coverage and access to high-quality surgical care.

Read the March 14 letter

On January 17, 2017, ACS leaders wrote to ACS Fellows, Members, and Members of Congress about making  health care coverage accessible and more affordable to all Americans, and directed their attention toward the ACS 2017 Health Care Reform General Principles Summary document.   

Read the January 17 letter

View the ACS 2017 Health Care Reform General Principles Summary