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MEETINGS / EVENTS

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November 08 - 09 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA Quality Meeting 2014

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

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

October 20, 2014

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

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FDA Medwatch Alert 10-20-14

October 16, 2014

FDA MedWatch - LifeCare Flexible Intravenous Solutions by Hospira, Inc.: Recall - Potential for Leakage

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FDA MedWatch LifeCare Flexible Intravenous Solutions by Hospira Inc

October 13, 2014

FDA MedWatch - CareFusion EnVe and ReVel Ventilators: Class 1 Recall - Power Connection Failure

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FDA MedWatch CareFusion EnVe and ReVel Ventilators

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Self-Education and Evaluation (SEE) Program

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ASA Comment Letter on 2012 CMS Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

In mid-July, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) seeking comment on a proposed ruled that addressed changes to the “Medicare Program; Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule and Other Revisions to part B for CY 2012.”  

ASA offered comments on a number of areas impacting anesthesiology:

-Improvements to the physician feedback program and establishment of the value-based payment modifier program
-Potentially misvalued services under the physician fee schedule
-Code specific issues including site of service anomalies, Epidural Lysis, Intrathecal Epidural Catheters and Pumps and Neurostimulators
-Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS)
-Anesthesia Conversion Factor
-Electronic Prescribing (eRx) Incentive Program
-Medicare Telehealth Services for the Physician Fee Schedule

Read the comments ASA submitted to CMS.


 

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