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FDA Issues Breast Implant Safety Communication

September 08, 2022

The FDA is informing the public about reports of cancers, including squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and various lymphomas, that have developed in the scar tissue (capsule) that forms around breast implants.


Call for Submissions Is Open

August 10, 2022

The American Society of Breast Surgeons is now accepting abstract submissions and video submissions for presentation at the 24th Annual Meeting, April 26–30, 2023.


ASBrS Launches IGM Registry

July 15, 2022

Active Members and Associate Members are invited to participate in an idiopathic granulomatous mastitis (IGM) registry approved by the ASBrS Research Committee.


Medicare Schedules Cut to 2023 Physician Payments

July 08, 2022

On July 7, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the calendar year (CY) 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule. If finalized without Congressional action, this rule would implement a 4.42% cut to the MPFS conversion factor for next year. On top of that, an additional 4.0 cut is looming due to a statutorily-required budgetary mechanism that would apply a sequester to Medicare payments. This could be implemented as early as this December.