Quality Improvement - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

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.

 2018 Development of Quality Measures on Ambulatory Anesthesia

Submit concepts for the ASA-SAMBA Measure Development panel related to Ambulatory Anesthesia until June 26.

2018 Public Comment Period on Draft Quality Measures

Submit comments on measures developed by ASA's Committee on Performance and Outcomes Measurement until July 10.

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)
Review ASA and CMS materials related to your participation in the Quality Payment Program. 

Quality Management
QRA supports members in a variety of quality management activities that include as quality reporting, quality measurement and patient safety.

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.

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Compilation of links and materials that address and inform upon common questions and current topics.

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