ASA Stop Smoking Initiative - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

ASA Stop Smoking Initiative

Smoking Cessation Taskforce Video
Task Force Members Rafael Ortega, M.D., and Michael Herzig, M.D., discuss the benefits of becoming a non-smoker.


MIPS #404: Anesthesiology Smoking Abstinence

Physician anesthesiologists play an important role in helping people who smoke to quit – especially on the patient’s procedure day. Physician anesthesiologists are able to report MIPS #404: Anesthesiology Smoking Abstinence as part of the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Quality Component.

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