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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

​MSA Legislative Update – Week Ending 3/23

MSA Legislative Update – Week Ending 3/23The legislature moved quickly through the first month of session with only a couple weeks of committee activity before the first policy committee deadlines hit on March 22nd. Both the first and second policy deadlines help to narrow down the bills that remain in play for the rest of the legislative session.…
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​​​Legislative Update - ​January 2018

Legislative updates are intended only for members of the Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists (MSA). To view the information below, please login to your MSA member profile and click on "read more". If you are a member and are having trouble viewing the content, please contact the MSA administrative office at 414-389-8612 or email…
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Take Action - Contact the Minnesota Department of Health!

Take a moment to contact the Minnesota Department of Health to let them know you oppose making any scope of practices changes through the rulemaking process by adding Advanced Practice Registered Nurses to the definition of "Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts." CLICK HERE to Take Action
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Legislative Update – Week ending May 8th

With only two weeks left in session, the legislature has reached a critical stage as they enter negotiations with the Dayton administration on all the budget bills. Just over a week ago, Governor Dayton insisted that the House and Senate Republicans come up with a budget agreement between themselves prior to Dayton weighing in with negotiations.…
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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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