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Washington Watch Weekly--March 17, 2017

Yesterday, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), cleared another hurdle when the House Budget Committee voted to advance the bill to the Rules...

On Monday, the Senate voted 55–43 to confirm President Trump’s nominee for CMS administrator, Seema Verma.

This week, the Protect My Doctor and Me coalition, of which ASCRS is a member, held a Congressional briefing, “What does the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) Mean to Medicare...

This week, ASCRS and the ophthalmic community participated in a conference held by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Health and Medicine Division to plot a course of...

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, CMS will host the next Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program webinar.

On Wednesday, March 22, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, CMS will host a webinar on the new ACO Track 1 Model, which is expected to be considered an Advanced APM for 2018.