State legislative and regulatory activities can have a significant impact on the anesthesiology profession and the patients it serves. Find out what is happening with these activities and learn what you can do to ensure the safest and best environment for patients and physician anesthesiologists in your state.
Physician Supervision of Nurse Anesthetists
Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants
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Washington D.C. Increases Certified Anesthesiologist Assistant Supervision Ratio
ASA Comments to FTC on Health Care Competition
Health Policy Research Briefs:
Evidence-Based Review Did Not Find Nurse Anesthetists' Care Equal to that of Physician Anesthesiologists
Study of Ambulatory Surgery Finds Better Outcomes When Physician Anesthesiologists Provide Care
Lack of Clinical Direction from Physician Anesthesiologists Associated with Higher Patient Mortality
Validity Issues Harm Study Funded by Nurse Anesthetists
For more information and documents from the ASA Health Policy Research Department, please visit http://www.asahq.org/resources/health-policy-research
ASA State Governmental Affairs Handbook (Members Only)
AA Practice Advocacy Guide (Members Only)
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