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YES Committee Announces Part 3 in the Phaco FUNdamentals Webinar Series

Please join ASCRS for an important, free webinar Wednesday, May 18, at 9 p.m. EDT. The third in the Young Eye Surgeons (YES) ASCRS Phaco FUNdamentals series, Phaco FUN: Expecting the Unexpected will focus on modulating settings for both dense and very soft cataracts and explore the surgical adjustments needed in cases of zonular laxity such as pseudoexfoliation.

Support ASCRS’ Political Activities and Spend Friday Evening at One of New Orleans’ Top Attractions

The ASCRS eyePAC invites you to our annual reception Friday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at the World War II Museum in New Orleans. Don’t miss your opportunity to visit this top-ranked museum dedicated to one of the most important eras in American history. The National World War II Museum is consistently ranked as New Orleans’ top attraction and Trip Advisor’s #3 U.S. museum and features interactive exhibits on all aspects of the war and American life during that time.

Get the “BOOST” Your Practice Needs at the 2016 Annual Meeting

You’ll want to make time in your 2016 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress schedule for the "Business of Ophthalmology Standards” (aka BOOST) courses. The BOOST educational track is a selection of ASOA CME-designated courses that provide physicians with essential business education to maximize practice efficiency and profitability.

BOOST courses focus on business topics of interest and value to physicians, including:

CMS Releases Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Model (APM) Proposed Rule

This evening, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule for the implementation of the MIPS Program and APMs, as required under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), signed into law last year to repeal and replace the flawed Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). The proposed rule lays out CMS' proposals for how eligible clinicians will begin complying with the law beginning in 2017.

See the Difference for Technicians and Nurses at the ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress!

Why send your staff to this year’s Technicians & Nurses Program in New Orleans? Targeted education, case-based presentations and Q&A discussions on relevant and timely topics add up to a great value for your practice.

Sponsored by the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), the Technicians & Nurses Program will be held Saturday, May 7, through Monday, May 9, concurrent with the 2016 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress.

Plan Your Time at the 2016 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting with the Government Relations Programming-at-a-Glance Guide

Each year, ASCRS•ASOA offers several sessions to help physicians and administrators understand the complex legislative and regulatory issues that affect the practice of ophthalmology. The upcoming 2016 meeting in New Orleans is the best opportunity to receive up-to-the-minute information on the development of the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), and other key issues.

Tier II Registration Ends TODAY at 5 p.m. EDT

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