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The American Society of Anesthesiologists' Advocacy Office monitors and engages in advocacy with respect to federal legislative, quality and regulatory activities affecting the practice of medicine by members.

Browse the latest issues below impacting the specialty of anesthesiology. Your voice is critical to our efforts to shape federal policy. 


Please join the ASA Grassroots Network today to take action on federal issues. 


Opioid Crisis

Supervision of Nurse Anesthetists

Surprise Medical Bills/Out of Network Payment

Resident Debt Relief

Truth & Transparency/ Truth in Advertising

Drug Shortages

Office Based Anesthesia and Dental Anesthesia

Rural Pass Through Legislation

Health Care Reform


Safe VA Care

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