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The Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA) is a physician organization committed to patient safety, educational advancement, and best possible anesthesia care. As a statewide organization of anesthesiologists, it serves patients, the public, lawmakers, physicians and other professionals by defining and advancing the standard of anesthesia care and supporting the practice of anesthesiology in the state of Minnesota.

Recent Updates

Legislative Update – Week ending March 31st

The legislature reached the key third committee deadline this week when all budget bills must be passed out of committee. Third committee deadline was set much earlier this session then it has been in past session setting up for long negotiations with between the House, Senate and Governor’s office over the remaining almost two months of session.…
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Legislative Update – Week ending January 27th

Governor’s Budget RecommendationsThe Governor released his budget recommendations on Wednesday this week setting the stage for what will certainly be a heated negotiation at the end of session with the Republican House and Senate majorities. The issue receiving the most attention in the Governor’s budget from a health care perspective is his…
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Legislative Update – Week ending Jan 13th

Legislative Update – Week ending January 13thThe legislature completed their first full week of activity this past week moving at a feverish pace early in the week to pass SF1/HF1 (insurance premium relief) out of committee and get it to the floor. The urgency on passing the insurance premium relief package comes in large part because the…
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Letter From The President - January 2017

Dear colleagues, Teamwork is important. As we end the year, I would like to recognize all of you for your individual and collective contributions to our profession and society this past year. The most remarkable accomplishment of 2016 is the result of Safe VA Care initiative. On December 14th, the VA issued a final rule that preserves the VA's…
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Letter From The President - October 2016

Dear colleagues, First of all, I am deeply honored and humbled to serve as the President of MSA. Despite my term starting prematurely, I will do my best to live up to the society’s expectations. I would like to thank the nomination committee and board of directors for electing me. I also would like to thank the committees’ chairs and their…
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