Health Policy | Heart Rhythm Society

Health Policy

HRS promotes high-quality patient care, and represents the legal, advocacy, regulatory, clinical, and basic research interests and educational goals of heart rhythm specialists.

Health Policy Efforts Include

  • Advocating for standards around the study, treatment, management, and physician reimbursement/coding for cardiac rhythm disorders
  • Communicating with CMS, FDA, NIH, Congress 
  • Promoting optimal patient care

FTC Issues Finalized Ban on Non-Compete Clauses Amid Strong Employer Pushback

On April 23, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in a 3-2 vote, advanced its final rule which would ban the use of non-compete clauses in employee contracts by most employers with limited exceptions.

HRS Focuses on Imminent Impact of Pulsed Field Ablation

With the culmination of many clinical trials, recent and pending Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval, and growing clinical interest, Pulsed Field Ablation (PFA) for the treatment of atrial fibrillation has garnered a great deal of attention in the field of cardiology, especially electrophysiology.

Heart Rhythm 2022: Health Policy Sessions

Access sessions from the Heart Rhythm 2022 Health Policy program.

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