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Anesthesia

Surprise Billing, Medicare for All: What’s at Stake for Anesthesiologists

Two issues at the center of the U.S.’s ongoing health debate have drawn the attention of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA): surprise billing and Medicare for All. In both cases, the ASA sees big problems with proposals that tie new policies with existing Medicare payment rates, which for anesthesiologists typically run about a third of what commercial payers pay. READ MORE

New Requirements for Indiana’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, INSPECT, Begin January 1

By Jan. 1, 2019, all Indiana healthcare providers who hold a controlled substance registration (CSR) must register with INSPECT, the state’s prescription drug monitoring program, and practitioners in hospital emergency departments and pain management clinics must begin querying INSPECT when prescribing opioids or benzodiazepines based on legislation passed during the 2018 General Assembly. READ MORE

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