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Washington Watch Weekly--June 15, 2018

ASCRS is encouraging all members who were randomly selected to participate in the American Medical Association (AMA)/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) survey on...

Last week, ASCRS members and retired ophthalmologists Paul Arnold, MD, and Priscilla Arnold, MD, met with Rep.

This week, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar testified at a...

This week, the FDA issued two final guidance documents on medical product communications: “...

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has made a preliminary decision to establish a Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) J code for Photrexa riboflavin drug...

This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the ICF-10CM updates for FY 2019.

This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its findings in response to an investigation into the adverse event reports from July 28, 2017, where 43 patients reported adverse...

Following advocacy led by ASCRS that an ophthalmologist should head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) division tasked with reviewing and approving ophthalmic drugs, the agency announced...

As of this week, all Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) secure portals Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) look-up tools are available for use.