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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 07, 2014

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

Summary:

FDA MedWatch Nellcor Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator System Class I Recall

October 25, 2014

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

Summary:

FDA MedWatch Intravia Containers by Baxter Recall

October 20, 2014

Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP 10 MG Per ML, 30 ML Single-Dose, Preservative-Free, by Hospira: Recall - Particulate Matter

Summary:

FDA Medwatch Alert 10-20-14

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ACO Rulemaking Process

ASA attempts to provide members with the most up to date information regarding the rulemaking process on ACOs. 

Current Rulemaking Status: On October 20, 2011, CMS issued the final regulation on ACOs.  ASA is currently analyzing the final regulation and will provide additional information on ACOs in the coming weeks.   

Key Documents:

Final Regulation

Final ACO Regulation Issued by CMS (696 pages)

CMS Comparison of Final Regulation to Proposed Regulation

Medicare Program; Final Waivers in Connection with the Shared Savings Program

Federal Trade Commission Final Statement of Antitrust Policy Enforcement on ACOs

Proposed Regulation

    CMS Proposed Rule on Accountable Care Organizations (429 pages)

    Federal Trade Commission Proposed Statement on ACO Enforcement

    Internal Revenue Service on Need for Guidance  on Participation by Tax-exempt Organizations in ACO Program 

    CMS Issued Fact Sheet Summary of Proposed Rule    

    CMS Issued Fact Sheet for Providers  

    CMS Issued Fact Sheet on Quality

    CMS Issued Fact Sheet on Legal Issues