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2019 ASC Final Rule Released: CMS Will Update ASC Payment with Hospital Market Basket Following ASCRS and Ophthalmic Community Advocacy.
2019 AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTER (ASC) PAYMENT SYSTEM AND QUALITY REPORTING (ASCQR) PROGRAM FINAL RULE RELEASED
ASCRS CyPass Withdrawal Task Force
Leads: Douglas Rhee, MD; Nathan Radcliffe, MD; and Francis Mah, MD
Glaucoma: Leon Herndon, MD; Marlene Moster, MD; Thomas Samuelson, MD; Steven Vold, MD;
Ike Ahmed, MD
Cornea: Ken Beckman, MD, FACS; John Berdahl, MD; Marjan Farid, MD; Preeya Gupta, MD
September 18, 2018 -- The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) announced today that it has convened a task force to review data from the COMPASS-XT study and associated research, and to develop a physician guidance document associated with the voluntary withdrawal of Alcon’s CyPass Micro-Stent.
Get involved and help shape the Annual Meeting program by submitting your instructional courses, scientific films, papers, posters and photos for the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting, May 3-7 in San Diego, California. The deadline to submit courses, films, papers and posters is Wednesday, October 17. The deadline for photo submissions is Friday, January 11, 2019.
ASCRS-Led Coalition Releases Joint Guidelines for the Cleaning and Sterilization of Intraocular Surgical Instruments
Joint ASCRS, AAO, and OOSS Specialty-Specific Guidelines for Ophthalmic Instrument Cleaning and Sterilization