Upcoming Conferences 

CSRO 2019 Fellows Conference
February 9, 2019
Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf Hotel
San Francisco, CA
CSRO 2019 State Society Advocacy Conference
September 13 - 14, 2019
Westin Chicago O'Hare
Rosemont, IL

Latest News 

CSRO Policy Update, August 2018, Issue 7 As the last of the 2018 regular sessions wind down across the states, CSRO is happy to report that the year to date has been marked by a number of successes on the patient access front. As
Illinois Enacts Non-medical Switching Protections On Friday, August 24th, Illinois’ Governor signed HB4146 into law, providing patients much needed protections from non-medical switching.
CSRO Discusses Part B and D with CMS Members of CSRO’s executive board recently met with CMS to discuss Part B and D drug pricing. Doctors Michael Schweitz, Madelaine Feldman, Greg Schimizzi traveled to D.C. to present CSRO’s feedback on recent proposals and provide rheumatology’s perspective on the programs.
CSRO attends National Conference of State Legislatures Each year state legislators from across the country congregate to discuss innovative solutions that can be implemented to solve problems faced in common by various state legislatures.
2018 Session Capped with Approval of Three States’ Biosimilar Measures Over the course of the past year, interchangeable biosimilar substitution laws with physician communication provisions have continued to find enormous success in the states.

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.