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<br /> <br /> Over 8000<br /> Anesthesiologists<br /> can't be wrong.<br /> ABC has been providing billing and practice management solutions for over<br /> 30 years to the anesthesia specialty.<br /> With several hundred clients representing over 8000 anesthesiologists<br /> nationwide, we customize solutions that meet the needs of groups large and<br /> small.<br /> Our team of industry experts can design solutions to meet all your billing and<br /> practice management needs so you can focus on doing what you do best.<br /> Let our passion be a solution for you.<br /> Call us for a complementary compliance and revenue evaluation.<br /> T: 800 242 1131 E: info@anesthesiallc.com W: www.anesthesiallc.com<br /> Sign up for our informative weekly eAlerts and publications by emailing info@anesthesiallc.com and quoting ASA News<br /> ASA Simulation Education Network<br /> The American Society of Anesthesiologists is pleased to announce the launch of its Simulation<br /> Edu<a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=1"> </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=2"> Over 8000 Anesthesiologists can't be wrong. </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=3"> ASA Simulation Education Network The American So</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=4"> Volume 74, Number 5 May 2010 Edit</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=5"> Content Areas Basic Sciences ● Pharmacology ● Phy</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=6"> from the crow’s nest from the crow’s nest The </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=7"> Title Patrick Sim, the</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=8"> administrative update Competing Allegiances Equa</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=9"> process in place. 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Hazen Marshall – Well, spe</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=12"> Convergence of Large Group Studies and Individual</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=13"> The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=14"> Very Large and Multistate Anesthesiology Practice</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=15"> Table 1: Multistate Anesthesia Organizations Orga</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=16"> Continued from page 13 facilities that are under </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=17"> ASA Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology MD ED T</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=18"> A Roadmap for the AQI - One Anesthesiologist’s Op</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=19"> data showed that the ICD-9-CM-based AHRQ patient </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=20"> Counterpoint: Out With the Old, in With the New! </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=21"> of such “administrative data,” this does not mean</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=22"> ASA and AMA Physician Consortium for Process Impr</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=23"> of Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections (C</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=24"> Self-Education and Evaluation SEE Question Acc</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=25"> 2010 CAS Annual Meeting A joint meeting with the </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=26"> Change, It’s a Good Thing … I Think: 2010 Confere</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=27"> and ASA’s partnership with FAER, APSF and the Ane</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=28"> Continued from page 25 by Shena J. Scott, M.B.A.</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=29"> </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=30"> residents’ review As a CA-2 resident, I have bec</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=31"> specializing in the legal vernacular of anesthesi</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=32"> Can Part-Time Anesthesiologists Help Your Practic</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=33"> to work. However, does it make financial sense? </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=34"> ACE Question Which of the following is included b</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=35"> Your children have performance standards, </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=36"> 2010 Volume 26A Self-Education and Evaluation </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=37"> August 14-15, 2010 November 13-14, 2010 February </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=38"> The Aging Partner: What to Do About Compensation,</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=39"> when something is allowed for one person but not </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=40"> the art of Anesthesiology It’s been said that th</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=41"> and I think they’re particularly fascinated wit</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=42"> Peter Pronovost, M.D. Joins Vital Health Campaign</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=43"> ANESTHESIOlOGY IN NEWS </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=44"> Mindfulness: Now Is the Time Lynda T. Wells, M.D</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=45"> shoTwintltoenhance patients’ quality of life and </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=46"> Stories From Ground Zero Philippe Cochran, M.D. </a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=47"> in Haiti We were thus able to communicate, and sh</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=48"> Highlights of the March Interim Board of Director</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=49"> Administrative Council approval in time to meet c</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=50"> practice management The Health Insurance Portabi</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=51"> As mentioned above, HIPAA covers health inform</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=52"> state beat The Scope of Practice Partnership</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=53"> S.B. 814 of New York would restrict the use of</a> <a title="May 2010 ASA Newsletter page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1facba6d?page=54"> what’s new in ... 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