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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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ASA FEATURED PRODUCT

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Self-Education and Evaluation (SEE) Program

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Single Copies, Member Price: $360

CMS Seeks Feedback on Display of Quality Measures in Physician Compare System

Friday, September 20, 2013

On September 16th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) began providing Quality and Resource Use Reports (QRURS), or physician feedback reports, to all medical groups with 25 or more eligible professionals.  These reports will serve as the basis for the ACA's value based payment modifier (VBPM) and its payment adjustments for physicians in groups of 100 or more starting in 2015 (based on the 2013 performance). Because CMS has proposed applying the modifier to physician groups of 10 or more eligible professionals beginning in 2016, it is very important to take advantage of this opportunity to review your reports. The 2016 VBPM will be based on 2014 performance. 

Westat, a CMS contractor, will conduct two 90 minute webinars to "provide participants an opportunity to view and discuss potential options under consideration for displaying measure data for the PY2012 Group Practice Reporting Option (GRPO) measures scheduled for publication in early 2014."

If you would like to take part, please send an e-mail to PhysicianCompare@Westat.com:

In the e-mail please indicate if you’d like to receive Webinar and call-in information for either:

Session 1 – September 24 9:30-11am ET, or

Session 2 – September 26 3:30-5pm ET

 

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