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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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ASA Responds to Latest Request in SGR Reform Discussion

Friday, July 12, 2013

On July 11, ASA responded to the most recent request for feedback from the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce regarding their proposal to repeal and replace the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula. This letter represents the ASA's fourth set of formal comments submitted to the Committee. 

ASA highlighted concerns that the "current draft leaves unresolved key issues for anesthesiologists,” including how some of most important components of the payment reform will be set.

ASA remains committed to repealing and replacing the flawed SGR formula with a system that more accurately reflects the cost of providing care to Medicare patients.

Review the July 11 response.

Review an ASA section-by-section summary of the Committee's SGR proposal.

Review ASA's previous responses:
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