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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

April 21, 2014

Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP, by Hospira: Recall - Visible Particulates

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Lidocaine HCI Injection USP by Hospira Recall Visible Particulates

April 18, 2014

Propofol Injectable Emulsion, USP by Hospira: Recall - Visible Particulates

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Propofol Injectable Emulsion USP by Hospira Recall Visible Particulates

April 18, 2014

FDA MedWatch - ARKON Anesthesia Delivery System with Version 2.0 Software by Spacelabs Healthcare: Class I Recall

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FDA MedWatch Class I Recall 4 18 14

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ASA Advocacy Division

ASA's Advocacy Division is located in Washington, D.C. It monitors and engages in advocacy with respect to federal and state legislative, regulatory, and quality activities affecting the practice of medicine by the Society's members. Further, it is responsible for providing Practice Management assistance and advice for the membership, principally with respect to the Medicare program but also with respect to all "business" aspects of the delivery of anesthesia care. The American Society of Anesthesiologists Political Action Committee (ASAPAC), a separate segregated fund of the Society, is also administered in the Washington Office, as are the Society's internal legal affairs and maintenance of relations with outside legal counsel.

Federal Legislative and Regulatory Activities  - Information on all of the federal legislative and regulatory activities relating to ASA priorities.   

Practice Management  - Practice management assistance as well as information on the Medicare program.

Washington Alerts - The latest news out of Washington.  

Personnel of the Advocacy Division include:

Head

Manuel Bonilla, M.S.  Chief Advocacy Officer

Administrative Staff

Michelle Allen Office Manager

Nancy Inglis  Executive Assistant

Carmen McCormick, Special Assistant to the Chief Advocacy Officer

Congressional and Political Affairs

Nora Matus Director of Congressional and Political Affairs

Grant Couch Federal Affairs Associate

Pat Daly Senior Grassroots Program Administrator

Michelle Mathy Political Affairs Manager

Lisa Pearlstein, J.D. Senior Pain Medicine and Federal Affairs Manager

Dallen Terrell PAC Assistant

Payment and Practice Management

Sharon Merrick, M.S., CCS-P  Director of Payment and Practice Management

Samia Ayoobi  Payment and Practice Management Specialist

Morasa Shaker, Payment and Practice Management Specialist

State Affairs

Jason Hansen, J.D. Director of State Affairs

Erin Philp, J.D. State Affairs Associate


Additional ASA Staff Based in the Washington, D.C. Office

Governance

April Cheek, M.B.A.  Senior Governance Support Associate

Health Policy Research

Thomas R. Miller, Ph.D., M.B.A. Director of Health Policy Research

Nick Halzack Health Policy Research Analyst

Office of Legal Counsel

Maya D. Grassi, J.D.  Staff Counsel

Doug Leigh Legal Assistant

Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Maureen Amos, M.S. Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Amanda Ledford Quality and Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Matthew Popovich Quality Specialist


ASA Washington, D.C. Office 
1501 M Street, N.W. Suite 300 
Washington, DC 20005 
Telephone: (202) 289-2222 
Fax: (202)371-0384 
E-mail: mail@asahq.org