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CSRO Policy Update, March 2020, Issue 10

posted: March 10, 2020 to Policy Update

With the turning of the decade I have recently been reflecting on CSRO’s growth and achievements over the course of the past ten years.

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CSRO Policy Update, August 2019, Issue 9

posted: August 30, 2019 to CSRO News, Policy Update

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.

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CSRO Policy Update, January 2019, Issue 8

posted: January 3, 2019 to CSRO News, Policy Update

As the new year begins, I would like to reflect on the tremendous organizational successes that CSRO achieved in 2018. Over the past couple of years, CSRO made a commitment to deepening its ties with the societies it represents, and its allied patient and provider organizations. This year CSRO traveled to 20 state society meetings to bring increased awareness to the issues impacting practicing rheumatologists and patients in the U.S.

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CSRO Policy Update, August 2018, Issue 7

posted: August 28, 2018 to CSRO News, Policy Update

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.

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CSRO Policy Update, January 2018, Issue 6

posted: January 30, 2018 to CSRO News, Policy Update

The CSRO closed out 2017 with legislative and regulatory victories across the country that positively affected the lives of our patients and practices.

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CSRO Policy Update, April 2017, Issue 5

posted: May 24, 2017 to CSRO News, Policy Update

In this issue: President’s Message; States Stride Toward Addressing; Patient Access Legislation; State Maps on Step Therapy & Biosimilars; Fellows Assemble in San Francisco to Prepare for Next Step; The Alliance for Transparent & Affordable Prescriptions; The Rebate System; ARA: CSRO Vice President Presents on PBMs and the Rebate System; CSRO discusses Biosimilars, Drug Pricing, and PBMs with CRA; CSRO Promotes Advocacy at 2017 CCR Conference; CSRO Participates in 2nd Annual National Policy & Advocacy Summit; Save the Date

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CSRO Policy Update, January 2017, Issue 4

posted: February 13, 2017 to CSRO News, Policy Update

In this issue: President’s Message; Biosimilar Advocacy Update; New CSRO Advocacy Initiative; Step Therapy Advocacy Update; Non-Medical Switching Legislation; Save the Date

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CSRO Policy Update, August 2016, Issue 3

posted: August 15, 2016 to CSRO News, Policy Update

In this issue: President’s Message; International Congress on Autoimmunity; Advocacy Update; MACRA Implementation; Alliance of Specialty Medicine Federal Fly-In; Register Now

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CSRO Policy Update, April 2015, Issue 2

posted: May 1, 2015 to CSRO News, Policy Update

Included in this issue: Introducing: CSRO Board; Progressing on Biosimilars; State Society Advocacy Conference; The Fight Against Step Therapy; Countering the Costs; Society Member Advocacy; Federal Legislation, Doc Fixed.

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CSRO Policy Update, February 2015, Issue 1

posted: March 1, 2015 to CSRO News, Policy Update

CSRO is proud to introduce the first issue of our new legislative newsletter, the CSRO Policy Update. This newsletter offers you a new resource to help track legislation updates and other news that affects practicing rheumatologists across the country.

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