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2020 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule & Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule Released

On July 29, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the calendar year (CY) 2020 Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule. This major proposed rule addresses changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule and other Medicare Part B payment policies, including the Quality Payment Program (QPP).

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21st Annual Meeting Call for Submissions

The Call for Submissions for the 2020 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas has now opened. Submit your materials by the deadline, 3 pm ET on November 6, 2019.

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ASBrS Mourns the Passing of Phillip Israel, MD

The Society is saddened by the passing of lifetime member and past chairman of the board, Dr. Phillip Israel. Dr. Israel was a pioneer in breast surgery and was a leader in the treatment of breast disease. We extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends. Visit Dr. Israel's obituary.

FDA Requests Voluntary Recall of Certain Breast Implants & Tissue Expanders

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that it was recommending the voluntary recall of certain textured implants manufactured by Allergan due to the risk of breast implant associated anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).

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