Upcoming Conferences 

CSRO 2020 Fellows Conference
March 7, 2020
InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
CSRO 2020 State Society Advocacy Conference
September 11 - 12, 2020
Westin Chicago O'Hare
Rosemont, IL

Latest News 

Ohio PBM Reform Sees Immediate Results For the last couple of years, the issue of Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and their impact on the health care system has been a topic of much concern in both the state of Ohio and the nation as a whole.
Highlights from CSRO’s 2019 State Society Advocacy Conference (SSAC) CSRO’s 2019 SSAC conference brought rheumatology advocates together from across the country to inspire action on issues affecting the practice of rheumatology.
CSRO Policy Update, August 2019, Issue 9 As CSRO prepares for the 2019 State Society Advocacy Conference (SSAC), healthcare has moved to the fore of national political conversations, providing the rheumatology profession much to discuss. Since its inception, CSRO’s guiding mission has been to ensure excellence in the field of rheumatology for rheumatologists and the patients that we take care of.
Federal Rebate Rule Withdrawn by White House On July 11th, the White House announced that it was withdrawing its proposal to reformulate the way drug rebates work in federal programs.
CMS Issues Final Rule Affecting Patient Access and Prescription Drug Affordability The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) published its “Medicare Advantage and Part D Drug Pricing Final Rule” in May which seeks to increase drug pricing transparency, lower prescription drug costs, and improve patient medication adherence.

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.