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Latest Large Urology Group Practice Association Stories

2013-10-10 23:24:20

An increased presence at LUGPA 2013 provides an opportunity to showcase Miraca's new solutions for healthier patients, and a healthier practice. Irving, TX (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Miraca Life Sciences (MLS), the leading pathology services provider that collaborates to make patients and practices better, announced today that it will have a significant presence at the Annual Meeting for the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), a conference offering roundtable discussions,...

2013-08-01 16:31:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), today jointly refuted the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) flawed and misleading study on the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of prostate cancer. Importantly, the GAO did not recommend closing the In-Office Ancillary Services Exception...

2013-07-08 12:28:21

CHICAGO, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), American Urological Association (AUA), and Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) today applauded the 17 members of the Physician's Caucus of the United States House of Representatives who demonstrated their commitment to preserving patient access to independent, integrated medical services. In a letter to Speaker John Boehner and Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, dated June 28,...

2013-05-06 08:31:30

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), representing more than 2,000 urologists nationwide, supports the rights of men to access appropriate prostate cancer screening. New guidelines released by the American Urological Association include specific recommendations for screening men between the ages of 55 and 69, as well as appropriateness criteria for younger and older men based on risk factors and life expectancy. "Every man has...

2012-09-26 02:25:48

LINTHICUM, Md., Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Urological Association (AUA) and the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU) announced the establishment of a new agreement for UROPAC, the only political action committee (PAC) dedicated to the interests of the nation's urologists. This new memorandum serves to enhance the joint ownership of the PAC by the AACU and the AUA, and establishes a new seven-member Board, which includes equal representation from both the...

2012-09-14 02:23:39

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), the Association of Freestanding Radiation Oncology Centers (AFROC) and the Community Oncology Alliance (COA) today united to preserve access for thousands of patients stricken with cancer to life-saving cancer radiation treatments. LUGPA, AFROC and COA submitted commentary to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) addressing the drastic effect reimbursement cuts to a variety...

2012-09-10 02:28:41

MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Large Urology Group Practice Association, representing more than 1,800 urologists nationwide, and Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., are partnering together to raise awareness among families across the country of the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives. September - for many families, back-to-school time for the kids - is also...

2012-08-01 02:27:41

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), representing more than 1,800 urologists, today applauded a newly released study confirming the impact of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing on the early detection of prostate cancer. The study, published online, and soon to be published in a print edition of Cancer, compared the incidence of advanced prostate cancer at initial diagnosis in 2008 to that seen before the advent of PSA...

2012-06-28 06:28:16

LINTHICUM, Md., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), representatives of the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), leading advocates for the specialty of urology, issued the following joint statement: "While we strongly advocate the provision of care...

2012-06-22 10:24:03

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., June 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) announced support for the USPSTF Transparency and Accountability Act of 2012 (H.R. 5998). This bipartisan legislation, introduced on June 21 by Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-7) and John Barrow (D-GA-12), along with Reps. Donna Christensen (D-VI) and Lee Terry...