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A last ditch effort: act now!

This is a last ditch effort to affect the surprise bill legislation working its way through congress.  Please help.
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Size does matter!

It matters how many urologist belong to NYSUS
It matters how active we all are
It matters how much we participate
It matters how much financial support we can give
Yep, size does matter.   … Continue reading

Don’t fear change. Influence it!

What is advocacy?
It is contacting a legislator by email, phone, or fax
It is sharing on social media
It is reading about issues beyond mere sound bites and tweets
It is supporting causes in which you believe with time, money or both
It is joining the New York State Urological Society
Stop fearing change.  … Continue reading

“Cardiology, prostate care
and obstetrics are three examples, among many, of fields where high-cost care often brings no benefit.”
The above sentence was copied and pasted from NYTimes Op-Ed Columnist David Leonhardt piece in today’s NYTimes. 
This is an example of why the NYSUrological Society if needed.  … Continue reading

A worthy fight.

Fighting for prior authorization reform–yepFighting for liability reform–yepFighting for access to prostate cancer screening-yepFighting for access to ED medication–yep
The New York State Urological Society fights for your issues and your patients.Please join us.. We can’t go it alone. … Continue reading

Update on ED Drug Coverage – April 2019

I recently received some updates from Natacha Graham at the AUA regarding insurance coverage for ED care that I wanted to share with all of you:
1. COVERAGE OF ED DRUGS
Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) New York has updated its medical policy for Erectile Dysfunction Agents with the following changes to applicable medications, … Continue reading