Research & Policy


Health Policy

 

AOFAS strives to advance its legislative priorities through advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels. This work is accomplished by the AOFAS Health Policy Committee who keep AOFAS members updated on legislative and regulatory action, collaborate with orthopaedic advocacy groups, and encourage member action through grassroots participation.

 

Priority Areas

  • Scope of practice

  • Reimbursement/payment

  • Improved quality and access to specialty care

  • Medical liability reform

  • Graduate medical education


As part of our work to promote quality, ethical, and cost-effective patient care, AOFAS makes recommendations on important foot and ankle topics through our position statements and clinical practice guidelines.


Position Statements


Clinical Practice Guidelines