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The NASS Action Network (NAN)

Are you interested in becoming a key contact to Members of Congress on behalf of the spine care community? NASS members are influential members of their respective communities, but to better understand how you could be an asset to the NAN Key Contact advocacy program, we ask that you please complete this brief interest survey. Your completed survey submission will automatically enter you as a candidate to become a NASS Action Network Key Contact.

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The NASS Action Network Advocate Map

The NASS Action Network has spine advocates across the nation. Consider joining the NAN today to serve as a key contact to Congress in your district.

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Write a Letter To Your Congressional Representatives on the Issues that Matter Most to the Spine Care Community

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Advocacy Resources

  • Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Toolkit for Physician Advocates View
  • Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Social Media Toolkit View
  • How NASS Advocacy Works for You View
  • Q1 2021: Advocacy Toolkit View
  • Q2 2021: Advocacy Toolkit View
  • Q1 2020: Political Engagement Toolkit View
  • Q2 2020: Political Engagement Toolkit View
  • Congressional 101 Video: Part I View

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Political Engagement CommitteeMeet our Leadership

Chad Patton
Chad Patton
Orthopedic Surgeon
Vice Chair
Kasra Ahmadinia
Orthopedic Surgeon
Michael Briseno
Orthopedic Surgeon
Akhil Chhatre
Physiatry/ Rehabilitation Medicine
James Elbaor
Orthopedic Surgeon
Brian Fiani
Brian Gantwerker
David Gendelberg
Orthopedic Surgeon
Stephanie Halloran
David Herzig
Ronald Karnaugh
Physiatry/ Rehabilitation Medicine
Ian Kaye
Orthopedic Surgeon
Eren Kuris
Orthopedic Surgeon
Richard Menger
Josiah Orina
Philip Schneider
Orthopedic Surgeon