Regulatory Activity - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

ASA Regulatory Comment Letters: As new regulations are proposed, ASA and its members submit letters commenting on the proposed rules.

Pain Medicine: ASA advocates for its members on issues related to pain medicine. The resources on this page are designed to inform you about federal legislative and regulatory activities that may impact the practice of pain medicine.  

Drug Shortages: Anesthesiologists face an unprecedented number of drug shortages. ASA works to keep members informed of the current drug shortages and informs appropriate parties on the impact drug shortages are having on patients.

Electronic Health Record: Find out more information on the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Program created under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Physician Quality Reporting System: The Physician Quality Reporting System's (PQRS), formerly known as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative, goal is to provide a financial incentive to eligible professionals to improve patient care through evidence-based measures and to prepare for future pay-for-performance programs.

Practice Management: ASA offers its members a wide variety of practice management services out of the Advocacy Division in Washington, D.C., designed to help you manage a successful anesthesiology practice.

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