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MEETINGS / EVENTS

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January 23 - 25 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2015

February 07 - 08 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA Certificate in Business Administration 2015

June 26 - 28 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Annual Perioperative Surgical Home Summit

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Respironics California, Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Power Failure May Occur

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FDA MedWatch Respironics California Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators Class I Recall

November 07, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Nellcor Puritan Bennett, 980 Ventilator System: Class I Recall - Software Issue May Stop Ventilator

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FDA MedWatch Nellcor Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator System Class I Recall

October 25, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Intravia Containers by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA MedWatch Intravia Containers by Baxter Recall

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Practice Management Documents for Download

Documents for Download

Self-disclosure.pdf (May 2006)

Download ASA's Letter to CMS regarding the proposed rule on locked carts and on the postanesthesia followup note. (June 2005)

Proposed Rule on Locked Carts, (March 2005)

Memorandum on Separate Payment for Fluoroscopy

OR Utilization Spreadsheet Available (Excel file)

JCAHO Issues Wrong-Site Surgery Universal Protocol™

McMenamin P. Re-Assessing Anesthesia Fees Under the Medicare Fee Schedule, 1995 

Medicare Rules on Teaching Physicians, Rev. (November 2002)

Tarrance Questionnaire.pdf

Tarrance Summary Data. pdf

Tarrance Executive Summary.pdf 

Aetna Anesthesia Reimbursement Policy

Aetna's anesthesia payment policies are posted here as a convenience to ASA members, and not because ASA endorses the Aetna policies as a whole. Aetna policies have been changing throughout 2002. We have persuaded Aetna to make some modifications but there are still areas of disagreement. The company has agreed to let ASA make their policies available for members' use in discussions with Aetna network representatives who may not be up to date themselves.