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ASA Appreciates Committee Efforts to Address Surprise Medical Bills Legislation and Urges More Changes

The American Society of Anesthesiologists applauds efforts by Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) and Congressman Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN) to amend surprise medical bill legislation as it passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
17-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ASA Opposes House Energy and Commerce Surprise Medical Bills Proposal; Urges Continued Negotiations

Today, ASA announced strong opposition to the surprise medical bill introduced Tuesday, July 9 and passed today by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, the “Pallone-Walden” bill, or H.R. 3630 the “No Surprises Act.”
12-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists Announces New Industry Supporter Heron Therapeutics

ASA today announced Heron Therapeutics, Inc., a developer of novel, pharmaceutical treatments to reduce postsurgical pain and for patients with cancer, has joined ASA’s Industry Supporter Program to support the Society’s more than 53,000...
1-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicians Strongly Support House Effort to Protect Patients from Surprise Bills

Out of the Middle, a coalition of leading health care providers, applauds today’s introduction of the bipartisan Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act.
28-Jun-2019 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ASA, SEA Announce Call for Nominations for New ‘Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology’ Award

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) and Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA) today announced a call for nominations for the new ASA-SEA Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology award. The award recognizes mid-career physicians who...
26-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ASA Opposes Senate HELP Surprise Medical Bills Proposal

Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) announced strong opposition to the “surprise medical bill” provisions of the recently released U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee proposal, “The Lower...
19-Jun-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Anesthesiologists Launches CME Course to Reduce Opioid Misuse and Abuse

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced the launch of its new Opioid Analgesic Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) continuing medical education (CME) course available online now or in person at ANESTHESIOLOGY...
5-Jun-2019 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Safety Initiative Decreases Opioid Use in VA Patients with Little Impact on Pain Scores

New research published in Anesthesiology reports that after an Opioid Safety Initiative was implemented at the Veterans Health Administration, patients undergoing knee replacement surgery were prescribed significantly less opioids with minimal...
30-May-2019 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Founded in 1905, the American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association with more than 52,000 members organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient.

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