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Impacts From Recent Legislation and Supreme Court Decision on Malpractice Claims and Insurance for Anesthesiologists

wo events occurred recently that relate to medical malpractice insurance premiums paid by physicians and their practice groups – a recent US Supreme Court decision concerning injury claims and Medicare/MediCal and the recent enactment of state...

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New toolkit available for CSA members – “Preventing Title Misappropriation and Inappropriate Scope Expansion”

CSA’s Practice Management Committee has created a new informational resource that can be used by anesthesiologists to help shape the policies and practices at your individual clinics/hospitals to ensure that labeling and scope for anesthesiologists is protected.

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Major CURES updates will be released April 11

The California Department of Justice (DOJ) is making important changes to the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System, known as CURES. CURES is the database that collects all Schedule II-V controlled substance prescriptions dispensed...

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North Carolina Nurse Not Liable in Medical Malpractice Case

A new case in North Carolina highlights the NURSE anesthetist liability for anesthesia care, and raises very interesting and important questions about the team care model, scope of practice, opt-out states, and the shape of the future on this topic.

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AB 72 Resource Center

Detailed information on the 2017 bill, with tips on the IDRP process, links to helpful resources from the Department of Managed Healthcare, and CSA advocacy updates.

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Independent Contractor Legislation/AB 5

Explanations of the new classification laws for employees versus independent contractors in California, discussions, and what it means for your practice.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic (Updated daily)

A comprehensive listing of practice resources, including financial, legal, and physician wellness information, designed to enhance members’ response capability to the coronavirus pandemic.

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