Russell Kridel MD meeting with Congressmen in DC at NAC Conference
Dr. Russ Kridel is in our national’s capital at the National Advocacy Conference (NAC) to take part in discussions that will help maintain the patient-physician relationship and improve the health of the nation.
Russ is meeting with members of Congress, political insiders and other industry experts on current efforts being made in health system reform refinement and implementation.
This year’s NAC conference is just weeks before Congress’ March 31 deadline to pass a bipartisan SGR (Sustainable Growth Rate) repeal bill that has been in the works for a year. A 24% payment cut is scheduled to take place April 1.
Dr. Kridel and other conference participants will personally call on members of Congress to co-sponsor the bill (H.R. 4015/S. 2000) and vote for repeal before the deadline.
Russ is a facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Houston and has long been an active member of the AMA. He is currently a Member of the AMA House of Delegates and Chair of the AMA Council on Science and Public Health.