Category: Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive Surgery


Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act Making Rounds Through Congress

The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) is leading the charge to educate members of Congress on the importance of the Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act, which would require all group and individual health plans to cover medically necessary services related to a patient's anomaly or birth defect.

Madigan Army Medical Center Withdraws Appeal, Sets Stage for Payout of $12.3M to Child Burned During Surgery

The Army has withdrawn plans to appeal a $12.3 million verdict awarded to the family of a child who was seriously burned and disfigured in an operating-room fire at Madigan Army Medical Center in 2015, clearing the way to release money the child needs for additional surgeries and rehabilitation, according to court documents, Seattle Times reports.

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