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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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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a correction notice to the 2009 Physician Fee Schedule

January 02, 2009

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a correction notice to the 2009 Physician Fee Schedule. The 2009 schedule as published in November 2008 listed an incorrect global period of 90 days for CPT® codes:

63650 – Revision or removal of spinal neurostimulator electrode percutaneous array(s) or plate/paddle(s)
63685 – Insertion or replacement of spinal neurostimulator pulse generator or receive, direct or inductive coupling
63688 – Revision or removal of implanted spinal neurostimulator pulse generator or receiver

These codes will have a 10 day global period for services provided on/after January 1, 2009.  The notice appears in the December 31, 2008 Federal Register and is available at http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/pdf/E8-31027.pdf