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<br /> <br /> With the new Health Care<br /> Reform Law, can you afford to<br /> continue business as usual?<br /> You, as an Anesthesiologist, need to<br /> focus on what you do best.<br /> Sign up for our weekly<br /> eAlerts by emailing<br /> info@anesthesiallc.com<br /> You’re an expert in anesthesiology.<br /> Your focus is your patients.<br /> We’re experts in anesthesia billing<br /> & practice management.<br /> Our focus is on you.<br /> Let ABC help you navigate through the up coming changes<br /> with our extensive resources and sophisticated technology. Let our passion be<br /> a solution for you.<br /> SAS<br /> 70<br /> Type I<br /> Call us for a complimentary compliance and revenue evaluation.<br /> Anesthesia Business Consultants T: 800 242 1131 E: info@anesthesiallc.com<br /> www.anesthesiallc.com<br /> <br /> Volume 74, Number 7<br /> July 2010<br /> Editor<br /> Douglas R. Bac<a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=1"> </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=2"> With the new Health Care Reform Law, can you affo</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=3"> </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=4"> Volume 74, Number 7 July 2010 Edi</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=5"> Experience first hand how we’ll protect yo</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=6"> from the crow's nest from the crow's nest Danc</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=7"> Title Before all the residents and medic</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=8"> administrative update Division of Professional A</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=9"> on Practice Management (PM) has a history of inno</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=10"> Continued from page 7 several committees are PAC</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=11"> 2010 Issue 7A Anesthesiolog</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=12"> washington report The Ease (or ‘Es’) of Advocacy</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=13"> Arizona Director, Daniel J. Cole, M.D., presents </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=14"> Continued from page 10 federal agenda. Other not</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=15"> ASA President Alexander A. Hannenberg, M.D., seco</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=16"> Continued from page 12 In a similar and sp</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=17"> Members of the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=18"> Members of the Illinois Society of Anesthesiologi</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=19"> Members of the Arkansas Society of Anesthesiologi</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=20"> kevin k. tremper, ph.d., m.d. to deliver 2010 rov</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=21"> education, Dr. Tremper received a Master’s degree</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=22"> It's All About `E' Words: Engage Empower </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=23"> easier interface for ASA activists to contact the</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=24"> Continued from page 21 the Grassroots Network Yo</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=25"> PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiolo</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=26"> ASA Grassroots Activity: Engaging Our Advocacy Ad</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=27"> 2010 Elections: A Primer for Anesthesiologist Inv</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=28"> Continued from page 24 anesthesiologists. In onl</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=29"> ASA Corporate Supporter Program ASA is pl</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=30"> Anesthesiologist Legislators: The Ultimate Level </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=31"> announcing his candidacy for the state senate sea</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=32"> Ignorance and Apathy Michael C. Gosney</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=33"> social network sites will come online in the futu</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=34"> ANESTHESIOLOGY 2010 Presents: A Celebration of Ad</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=35"> ASA Simulation Education Network The American So</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=36"> Self-Education and Evaluation SEE Question Whic</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=37"> Your children have performance standards, </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=38"> 2010 ASA Legislative Conference Resident’s Perspe</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=39"> introduction into how health care policy is cur</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=40"> committee news Committees: Ethics...............</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=41"> off site, into one anesthesia “service.” Und</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=42"> Continued from page 39 A white paper on Guiding </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=43"> ACE Question When compared to younger patients, </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=44"> James E. Cottrell, M.D., F.R.C.A. Distinguished S</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=45"> trying to confuse the public about their training</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=46"> Breakfast Panels 2010: Start Your Day Off With th</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=47"> Tuesday, October 19 The American Society of C</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=48"> WellnessEventsat ANESTHESIOLOGY 201i0nSanDiego </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=49"> ASA to Sponsor 5K Run/Walk: ASA Run for the Warri</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=50"> `Life at the Frontier' John W. Severin</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=51"> MHAUS to Offer Writing Award The Malignant Hyper</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=52"> Anesthesiology: The Global Reality K.A. Kelly Mc</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=53"> The Haiti Experience - Four Months Later: Ignite </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=54"> Continued from page 51 The challenges of wor</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=55"> We used propofol as the main drug because of </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=56"> practice management After a somewhat controversi</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=57"> on or after October 1, 2007. HDI stated that it </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=58"> state beat As more than 530 anesthesiologists de</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=59"> Oklahoma – H.B. 3256 would have authorized NAs</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=60"> Continued from page 57 board, including civil pe</a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=61"> an insurer would disclose the reimbursement </a> <a title="July 2010 ASA Newsletter page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5ce55a67?page=62"> what's new in ... 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