Upcoming Conferences 

2017 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting
November 3 - 8, 2017
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA
CSRO 2018 Fellows Conference
February 16 - 17, 2018
JW Marriott Union Square
San Francisco, CA
CSRO 2018 State Society Advocacy Conference
September 14 - 15, 2018
Westin O'Hare
Rosemont, IL

Latest News 

CSRO Delivers Testimony on Utah Step Therapy On September 20, 2017, Dr. Joshua Stolow traveled to Utah to testify on the necessity of patient protection legislation addressing step therapy protocols.
CSRO Submits Comments to CMS on Proposed Revisions for 2018 As patient and physician advocates, the CSRO actively monitors regulatory changes that affect physician’s ability to effectively treat their patients and operate their practices. As such, the CSRO took note of and discussed revisions proposed by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services for 2018.
Legal Challenges to Nevada Drug Transparency Law Forecast Future Hurdles for Lawmakers Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed a landmark drug transparency law in June that focuses on diabetes drug manufacturers and their intermediaries more broadly.
Help Patients Affected by Hurricane Harvey In the aftermath of the natural disaster that has devastated parts of Texas and Louisiana, CSRO is concerned for patients that have been displaced and had their treatments and medical services interrupted. Whether you and your loved ones have been directly affected by Harvey or not, there are actions you can take to help ensure Texas and Louisiana patients don’t suffer negative health outcomes.
Escalating Cost of Prescription Drugs Facilitated by Lack of Transparency The expansive list of actors involved in delivering prescription drugs to patients substantially inhibits patients from making fully informed treatment and purchasing decisions.

Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations. The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organization (CSRO)
is comprised of over 40 state and regional professional rheumatology societies whose mission is to advocate for excellence in the field of rheumatology, ensuring access to the highest quality care for the management of rheumatologic and musculoskeletal disease.