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Thursday, January 06, 2011

HHS Releases "The Price of Repealing the Affordable Care Act"

HHS Releases The Price of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

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Thursday, January 06, 2011

House Judiciary Chairman Says Medical Malpractice Reform a Top Priority

House Judiciary Chairman Says Medical Malpractice Reform a Top Priority

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Wednesday, January 05, 2011

New Congress Sworn In

New Congress Sworn In

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Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Comparing your Medicare RBRVS Payments 2011 to 2010

Comparing your Medicare RBRVS Payments 2011 to 2010

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Monday, January 03, 2011

ASA Submits Comments to CMS Regarding the CY 2011 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

ASA Submits Comments to CMS regarding the CY 2011 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

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Monday, January 03, 2011

House Republicans Set Date for Vote to Repeal PPACA

House Republicans Set Date for Vote to Repeal PPACA

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Monday, January 03, 2011

State Issues Tele-Townhall

State Issues TeleTownhall

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Thursday, December 23, 2010

ASA Submits Letter to DEA Supporting the Scheduling of Propofol

ASA Submits to DEA Supporting the Scheduling of Propofol

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

ASA Sends Joint Letter on Health Information Technology

ASA Sends Joint Letter to Health Information Technology Policy Committee

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

ASA Sends Joint Letter to The Joint Commission Concerning Medication Management

ASA Sends Joint Letter to The Joint Commission on Medication Management

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Congressional Researchers Question IPAB

Congressional Researchers Question IPAB

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

New Census Data Released: Congressional Districts in Flux

New Census Data Released Congressional Districts in Flux

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Anesthesia Payment Update

Anesthesia Payment Update

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Monday, December 20, 2010

ASA Leadership Advances Interests of Anesthesiologists at White House Patient Safety and ACO Meeting

ASA Leadership Advances Interests of Anesthesiologists at White House Patient Safety and ACO Meeting

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Pennsylvania Enacts Truth and Transparency Legislation

Pennsylvania Enacts Truth and Transparency Legislation

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Friday, December 17, 2010

Tax Cut Extension Bill Passes Congress

Tax Cuts Extension Bill Passes Congress

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Democrat Chairman Stark Releases Report on Republican Plans for Health Care

Democrat Chairman Stark Releases Report on Republican Plans for Health Care

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

President Obama's Signature Averts 25 Percent Physician Payment Cut

President Obama Signs 12-month SGR Fix Averting 25 Percent Physician Payment Cut

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

RAC Findings of Potential Note to Anesthesiologists

RAC Findings of Potential Note to Anesthesiologists

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Federal Judge Rules PPACA Unconstitutional

VA Federal Judge Rules PPACA Unconstitutional

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

12-Month SGR Deal Passed by the Senate

The Senate has passed a 12-month fix to the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) that will stop a 25% cut set to occur January 1.

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

House Passes 12 month SGR Fix

House Passes 12 month SGR Fix

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

President Obama Supports 12-month SGR Fix

President Obama Supports 12 Month SGR Fix

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Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Congress Releases 2011 Work Calendars

Congress Releases 2011 Work Schedules

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Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Participation Needed in Important RUC Survey

Participation Needed in Important RUC Survey

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Tuesday, December 07, 2010

ASA Joins With Surgical Community to Oppose OSHA Involvement in Residency Hours Debate

ASA Joins with Surgical Community to Oppose OSHA Involvement in Residency Hours Debate

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Monday, December 06, 2010

ASA Responds to CMS on ACOs

ASA Responds to CMS’ Request for Information Regarding ACOs

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Friday, December 03, 2010

Electronic Health Records Update

Electronic Health Records Update

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Thursday, December 02, 2010

National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Issues Report

National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Issues Report

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Monday, November 29, 2010

SGR Cut Averted Until December 31

The U.S. House passed the Physician Payment and Therapy Relief Act of 2010.

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Monday, November 29, 2010

CMS Introduces the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

CMS Introduces the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation

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Friday, November 19, 2010

Senate Passes One-Month SGR Fix; House Yet to Act

Senate Passes 1 Month SGR Fix

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Request for Information from CMS Regarding ACOs

Request for Information from CMS Regarding ACOs

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

ASA Joins Surgical Community in Support of Extending Medicare's Participation Deadline

ASA Joins Surgical Community in Support of Extending Medicare's Participation Deadline

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Congress Releases New Reform Law Summary and Timeline

Congress Releases New Reform Law Summary and Timeline

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Thursday, November 04, 2010

Incentive Payment Update for 2009 Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI)

The following update was provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding incentive payment updates for 2009 Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI).

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Thursday, November 04, 2010

First Anesthesiologist Elected to Congress

Andy Harris, M.D. became the first anesthesiologist ever elected to the United States Congress.

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Wednesday, November 03, 2010

ASA Nominates Lee A. Fleisher, M.D., to the PCORI Methodology Committee

ASA recently nominated Lee A. Fleisher, M.D., to the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Methodology Committee.

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Friday, October 22, 2010

NCQA Releases Proposed Standards for ACOs

On October 19, 2010, the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) released for public comment its proposed accountable care organization (ACO) standards and measures.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

New ASA Ad Hoc Committee on ACOs

With the increasing interest in and emphasis on accountable care organizations (ACOs) as a potential model for recognizing savings under Medicare, ASA President Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D. has identified a task force to address this issue in anticipation of a CMS proposed rule prior to year end.

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Monday, October 11, 2010

ASA Advocacy wins Communicator Award

ASA was recently recognized with the Communicator Award of Distinction in the Film/Video - Government Relations category for its political involvement video debuted at the 2009 Celebration of Advocacy.

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Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Lawmakers Urge CMS to Hike Anesthesiologists' Payment

Large bipartisan groups of lawmakers in the Senate and the House are urging CMS to increase Medicare payments for anesthesia services, but so far the agency appears to be resisting the pressure, according to stakeholders.

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Monday, October 04, 2010

National Quality Forum Webinar ABCs of Measurement

National Quality Forum Webinar ABCs of Measurement

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Congress Adjourns: November 30th SGR Cut Still Pending

ASA joined sixty-six physician groups in a letter calling on Congress to take action on the looming Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) cuts. On November 30th, Medicare will cut payment rates by 23% and another 6.5% cut will occur January 1, 2011, unless action is taken.

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

The 2010 Medicare Contractor Provider Satisfaction Survey (MCPSS) Results Are Now Available!

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has completed the administration of the 2010 MCPSS. The 2010 results reflect the percentage of provider satisfaction as distributed on the new, fully labeled, 5-point scale...

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Bipartisan Senate letter urges review of Medicare payments for anesthesiology

ASA applauds the recent Senate letter dated August 23, 2010, to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urging a review of Medicare payments for anesthesia services as potentially undervalued or misvalued. In total, 16 U.S. Senators signed the letter.

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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

OIG Finds Inappropriate Medicare Payments for Transforaminal Epidural Injection Services

A recent report issued by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that Medicare Part B physician payments for transforaminal epidural injections increased nearly 150% from $57 million in 2003 to $141 million in 2007.

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