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Washington Watch Weekly--September 15, 2017

ASCRS, the Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society (OOSS), the Society for Excellence in Eyecare (SEE), and the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) submitted...

In response to the rise of data breaches and ransomware attacks in the healthcare industry, the ASCRS•ASOA Health Information and Technology (HIT) Committee developed a guide, "...

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, recently acknowledged that the agency is currently operating in a period of ambiguity when it comes to off-label communication,...

As we reported following the federal disaster and public health emergency declarations in Texas and Louisiana related to Hurricane Harvey, CMS is extending similar accommodations to physicians and...

A bill to reduce the volume of future electronic health record-related significant hardship requests was among...

This week, ASCRS joined with the Alliance of Specialty Medicine in submitting comments on the 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule.

This week, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) held the last two of four bipartisan hearings on Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual market stabilization.

As a reminder, eligible physicians who have never attested to Meaningful Use may apply for the ...

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) is partnering with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), the American Academy of...

On Thursday, September 28, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET, CMS will host a call on the upcoming 30-day preview period for the 2016 performance data targeted for release in December.