The AUGS Health Policy Committee and its Quality Outcomes and Coding and Reimbursement Subcommittees work to ensure that policymakers in our nation’s capitol support education and research programs for female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. The Committee enhances the effectiveness of these efforts by educating members and working in collaboration with allied organizations, patient advocacy groups, and health care professionals.

    The Health Policy Committee focuses efforts on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and their policies affecting urogynecologists. The advocacy program will continue to educate the AUGS membership about policies that may affect them and empower them to influence these policies. View our list of commonly used healthcare acronyms and terminology.

    Coding and Reimbursement Resources
    View governmental regulations and guidelines regarding terminology and CPT/ICD coding in urogynecologic practice.

    View information regarding the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10.

    Quality Improvement Resources
    Learn more about current strategies for quality improvement in healthcare which will help shape the subspecialty of FPMRS.


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