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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 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

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

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House Energy and Commerce Committee Leadership Unveil SGR Repeal and Replacement Legislation

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

On May 28, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans unveiled a legislative framework for the repeal of the Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and for a replacement mechanism. The new system calls on medical organizations to work with the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to develop "quality measures for competency assessment." 

The Committee will hold a hearing regarding this draft legislation on June 5, 2013, and will be soliciting comments from stakeholders through June 10, 2013.

ASA is currently reviewing the draft legislative language. ASA remains committed to repealing and replacing the flawed SGR mechanism with a system that more accurately reflects the cost of providing care to Medicare patients. 

Review the draft legislation.
Review a section by section summary of the legislation.
Review the Committee leadership's statement about the draft legislation.  
Review ASA's past feedback to the committee on SGR repeal and replacement.

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