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MEETINGS / EVENTS

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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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Information Available on Reporting Changes to Medicare Enrollment Information

Chicago — (September 18, 2008) 

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has posted three new Fact Sheets on the Medicare Provider Enrollment page, on the CMS website.

These Fact Sheets list the types of changes that enrolled physicians, non-physician practitioners, and group practices are required to report to Medicare within specific times of occurrence. Non-reporting of changes may adversely affect claims processing, claims payment amounts, and the eligibility of the physician, non-physician practitioner, or group practice to participate in Medicare. The Fact Sheets indicate the Medicare provider enrollment forms that must be used to report the changes, and include information on where to go for assistance.

Links to each Fact Sheet are provided below:

Reporting Responsibilities for Individual Physicians Enrolled in the Medicare Program

Reporting Responsibilities for Individual Non-Physician Practitioners Enrolled in the Medicare Program

Reporting Responsibilities for Physician Group Practices Enrolled in the Medicare Program



THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS

Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is an educational, research and scientific society with more than 50,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology. ASA is committed to ensuring that physician anesthesiologists evaluate and supervise the medical care of patients before, during, and after surgery to provide the highest quality and safest care that every patient deserves.

For more information on the field of anesthesiology, visit the American Society of Anesthesiologists online at asahq.org. To learn more about the role physician anesthesiologists play in ensuring patient safety, visit asahq.org/WhenSecondsCount. Join the ANESTHESIOLOGYTM 2013 social conversation today. Like ASA on Facebook, follow ASALifeline on Twitter and use the hashtag #ANES2013.

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847-825-5586