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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

December 18, 2014

0.9 Percent Sodium Chloride Injection USP in 100 mL MINI-BAG PLUS Container by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA MedWatch Recall - Particulate Matter

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 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection, 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter: Recall - Mislabeled

Summary:

Highly Concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 10 mEq per 100 mL by Baxter Recall Mislabeled

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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