Happening Next Week: Be an Advocacy Insider

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the legislative process through CSRO’s new webinar series, Advocacy Insider. 

Join us next week for the first installment and learn why elected officials want to hear from you, along with easy ways to connect with them about issues facing patients and practices. Registration closes November 2 at 12pm CT - sign up now!

Advocacy Insider Part 1: Demystifying Advocacy

Wednesday, November 2

5pm PT/ 6pm MT/ 7pm CT/ 8pm ET

Register for Webinar

Free Training for Fellows: Hear from The White Coat Investor at CSRO's Fellows Conference

CSRO is pleased to welcome back Dr. James Dahle, The White Coat Investor, for our 2023 Fellows Conference – a free annual event designed by rheumatologists specifically for rheumatology fellows. 

Dr. Dahle will share insights on physician-specific personal financial management, tailored for those early in their career. This and other valuable sessions are curated to help fellows successfully transition into their future roles as practicing physicians. 

Don't forget: CSRO offers a stipend for rheumatology fellows, or residents pursuing a rheumatology fellowship, to underwrite the cost of travel and lodging expenses for this event.

2023 Fellows Conference

San Francisco, CA

March 10-11


Share our latest email with the fellows in your network so they can be a part of this unique professional development opportunity! 

Save the Date

CSRO's Advocacy Conference: September 15-17, 2023

Mark your calendars to join us in Austin for CSRO's Advocacy Conference and celebration of our 20th Anniversary! 

Find all of CSRO's event dates by visiting our Upcoming Events page.

Connect with CSRO: Follow Us on Social Media

Follow @CSROAdvocacy on Twitter and Facebook and Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations (CSRO) on LinkedIn to receive real-time updates on relevant legislation and advocacy efforts, along with news and events. 

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National Biologic Coordinators Day: November 1

Join CSRO in celebrating the second annual National Biologic Coordinators Day!

This Tuesday, November 1, take time to show your appreciation of the coordinator in your office in a meaningful way, then spotlight your coordinator on social media by sharing a story or photo using #BeCauseOfYou and/or #NationalBiologicCoordinatorsDay.

Legislation Around the Country

What's Happening in the States

CSRO tracks legislative activity relevant to the rheumatology community and their patients – click here to view a full status report.

Be sure to check out our interactive legislative map tool for additional information about current policy in your state.


Accumulator Programs

  • SB 267: Signed by the Governor


Step Therapy:

  • H.4929: Transmitted to the Governor


Step Therapy & Prior Authorization

  • SB 225: Transmitted to the Governor 

CSRO Resources for You

  • Payer Issues Reporting Form
  • Request assistance with any payer relation issues that may be impacting your patients or office.
  • Legislative Map Tool
  • Find your state on our interactive map tool to learn about current or proposed policy and ways you can take action to make an impact.
  • Action Center
  • Use CSRO's Voter-Voice engagement platform to easily communicate and engage directly with your elected officials.
  • Policy Correspondence Archive
  • Easily access all of CSRO’s policy letters submitted to payers, state, and federal governments as an informational resource.
  • Career Center
  • Locate the perfect fit whether you're looking for new career opportunities or trying to find the right candidate.

Please visit the CSRO website for other news and updates, and do not hesitate to contact us with any questions at info@csro.info.

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