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May 05 - 07 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

2014 ASA Legislative Conference

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

March 28, 2014

FDA Update on the Shortage of Normal Saline

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FDA Update on the Shortage of Normal Saline

March 18, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Merit Medical Systems, Custom Procedural Trays/Kits Containing 1 percent Lidocaine HCl Injection, 10mg/mL: Recall - Particulates Found in Hospira supplied Lidocaine

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Merit Medical Systems Custom Procedural Trays Kits Recall Particulates Found in Hospira Lidocaine

March 18, 2014

McKesson Technologies Anesthesia Care: Recall - Patient Case Data May Not Match Patient Data

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McKesson Technologies Anesthesia Care Recall Patient Case Data May Not Match Patient Data

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Democrat Chairman Stark Releases Report on Republican Plans for Health Care

Thursday, December 16, 2010

House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman Pete Stark (D-GA) released a report today titled “Dangerous to America’s Health: The Republican Plan to Dismantle America’s Health Care.”  The Stark report provides insight into the arguments Democrats will make in opposition to Republican attempts to repeal some or all of the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” (PPACA), the new health reform law, in the next Congress. Throughout the report, Chairman Stark focuses on the parts of PPACA that are the most popular with the general public such as eliminating the ability to deny coverage based on a preexisting condition and decreasing the number of uninsured Americans.

With Republicans taking control of the House of Representatives in January, the repeal of PPACA will be at forefront of the legislative agenda in the House. With Democratic control of the Senate and a Democrat in the White House, the odds of repeal of PPACA in the next two years remain highly unlikely.

ASA staff continues monitoring potential legislative changes to PPACA, as well as actively lobbying on key provisions through the regulatory process.

Click here to read Chairman Stark’s report.

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