On October 1, 2021 the CNS is proud to announce a new and improved user experience for all your SANS education needs. You’ll retain access to any current subscriptions
but answers on exams won’t transfer over - so make sure you complete any exams and claim credit by September 30 or start the new SANS 2021 today

  • Medical Liability Reform

    The CNS supports legislation to provide common sense, proven, comprehensive medical liability reform. Federal legislation modeled after the laws in California or Texas, which includes reasonable limits on noneconomic damages, represents the “gold standard.” The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has shown that comprehensive medical liability reform would provide $54 billion in savings to the federal government. Other solutions should be adopted including: (1) Applying the Federal Tort Claims Act to services mandated by the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act; (2) liability protections for physicians who volunteer their services; (3) liability protections for physicians who follow practice guidelines set by their specialties; and (4) clarifying that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) did not create any new causes of action. Organized neurosurgery, together with coalitions of medical organizations, is leading the charge to tackle medical liability reform.

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