ASA Department of Quality and Regulatory Affairs (QRA) is based out of the ASA Washington, D.C. office. QRA’s mission is to direct and advance the interests of anesthesiologists in professional standards, performance outcomes, quality assurance and regulatory affairs as they intersect with quality initiatives.
Quality Management & Departmental Administration (QMDA) Regulatory Toolkit
QMDA created this set of documents and guidelines for assisting in practice compliance with various regulations and hospital initiatives. Materials include, but are not limited to, department administration, safety culture, distractions and fatigue, physician re-entry to practice and CMS hospital interpretive guidelines.
Quality Reporting Programs
Physician anesthesiologist 2018 Medicare payments are still impacted by their 2016 performance in quality programs that were retired under MACRA.
QRA's answers to frequently asked questions about quality and regulatory affairs in anesthesia.