67th Annual Meeting
May 2 - 4, 2014
Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke, VA

VOS Opposes House Bill 946

Delegate Tim Hugo has introduced House Bill 946, which will create a statutory fee schedule for workers comp medical care services provided to injured workers.
We believe this will threaten Virginia's high quality workers comp care and ultimately the low premiums enjoyed by employers.

We oppose HB 946.
VOS is asking you to:

Email and call your Delegate and Senator's Richmond office and tell them to oppose HB 946 and any other measures that implement a statutory fee schedule for work comp medical care.
Find out who your General Assembly members are and contact info here: http://conview.state.va.us/whosmy.nsf/VGAMain?openform
Click here for a Model Letter that you may use to communicate with your legislator.

State Medical Society and PAC Elect New Officers and Directors

Workers Compensation Reforms Update

VOS Partners with OREF

OREF Refocuses on Research
OMeGA Renews Commitment to Education

Lessons From Military Surgeries Informed Treatment of Boston Victims

AAOS Article: Reductions in Workers Compensation Fee Schedules Threaten Patient Access to Quality Care

The Virginia Orthopaedic Society is a professional member organization made up of licensed Orthopaedic Surgeons across the state of Virginia.

Orthopaedic surgery is a diverse medical specialty that addresses the care of bones and joints, among other things. These surgeons have advanced medical training that prepares them to take care of musculoskeletal problems that may or may not require surgery. This includes arthritis, joint replacement, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, spine and disc problems, scoliosis, hand problems, foot problems, trauma, and broken bones.

Only Orthopaedic Surgeons have the advanced training to treat such a wide spectrum of problems, with or without surgery, according to a specific need. Many Orthopaedists subspecialize within a given area. The "Find a Doctor" function on this website can assist with finding the most appropriate Orthopaedist in a particular area of the state of Virginia.

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Virginia is seeking orthopaedic surgeons who are interested in performing medical management reviews of orthopaedic imaging and surgeries.
Flexible hours (part-time or full-time) and can work from home.
Must have an active license to practice in Virginia and must be board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Please email or fax your CV to Cathy Belcher at cathy.belcher@anthem.com or (804) 354-2873, if you are interested.
Please be sure to include your contact information.



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