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Washington Watch Weekly--January 12, 2018

With the current stopgap spending bill expiring January 19, Congress will likely need to pass a second short-term continuing resolution (CR) to keep the government open while members come to an...

Appearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, Alex Azar, President Trump's nominee to replace Tom Price, MD, as Health and Human Services (HHS) secretary, testified that he supports...

Citing concerns from stakeholders, including ASCRS and the Alliance of Specialty Medicine, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD,...

ASCRS and Young Eye Surgeons (YES) are excited to announce the return of the ASCRS...

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2:00 pm ET, CMS will host a webinar, “Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program 2018 Specifications Manual Update.” The webinar will be...

This week, CMS announced a new episode-based payment model, Bundled Payments for Care Improvement Advanced (BPCI Advanced), that will qualify as an Advanced Alternative Payment Model (APM) under...