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Washington Watch Weekly--June 21, 2019

On Monday, ASCRS and other medical organizations participated in an FDA listening session to discuss the agency’s implementation of compounding provisions in the Drug Quality and Security Act (...

This week, Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced a comprehensive bipartisan bill designed...

Last week, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) released its June Report...

Last week, the House Energy and Commerce (E&C) Health Subcommittee held a legislative hearing, titled “...

This week, the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its updated 2019 work plan...

CMS announced this week that it will conduct data validation and audits for a select number of MIPS-eligible clinicians.

This week, the FDA recalled a number of ophthalmic drugs from two pharmacies, Premier Pharmacy Labs and RXQ Compounding, due to lack of sterility.

This week, addressing the annual meeting of the AMA’s House of Delegates, CMS Administrator Seema Verma again stated the administration’s goal of moving physicians out of fee-for-service and into...

The Alliance of Specialty Medicine, of which ASCRS is a member, was invited to participate in a provider roundtable hosted by the Senate healthcare transparency working group regarding its...

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