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The United States Congress and federal regulatory agencies, such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, make many critical decisions on issues that have an impact on vascular surgeons and their patients. The Society for Vascular Society® (SVS) Government Relations Committee monitors these issues and oversees SVS lobbying efforts to ensure the interests of the vascular surgery specialty are represented in critical legislative and regulatory decisions.

Articles about the Society for Vascular Surgery.

The SVS supports our profession by taking positions on issues before Congress or related to public health. Recent positions are listed below.

​SVS PAC thanks the following members for their very generous contributions of $1000 or more made January 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018.  SVS PAC provides the resources for SVS volunteers and staff to attend fundraising events for influential members of Congress and congressional candidates to discuss issues that have a direct impact on vascular surgeons and their patients. Please make a contribution online by using a personal credit/debit card or by mail&

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) represents the interests of its members and their practices in federal policy-making activities. 

SVS monitors and advocates for legislative and regulatory issues and collaborates with organizations representing similar surgical healthcare issues. Members are kept informed of legislative and regulatory activities with email updates and articles in Vascular Specialist on important issues.     

The Political Action Committee supports United States Congressional campaigns.

U.S. health laws and payment models are undergoing a seismic shift.

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