"Costly Surprises for Patients"
"'Balance Billing' in an Unbalanced Playing Field—CSA Responds with Anesthesia Billing Practice Statement"
By Stephen Jackson, M.D., Editor
"Address to the CSA House of Delegates"
By Linda J. Mason, M.D., CSA President
From the CEO
"Medicare Rates on the Brink—Again
By Barbara Baldwin, M.P.H., CSA Chief Executive Officer
Legislative & Practice Affairs
"Balance Billing Issues Threaten Anesthesiology"
By David E. Willett, Esq., CSA Legal Counsel
"Presentation of Resolution to Linda J. Mason, M.D., CSA President"
By William E. Barnaby III, CSA Legislative Advocate
ASA Legislative Conference 2005
By R. Lawrence Sullivan, Jr., M.D., ASA Director for California
2005 Distinguished Service Award—J. Kent Garman, M.D., M.S.
"Presentation by R. Lawrence Sullivan, Jr., M.D."
"Acceptance Speech by J. Kent Garman, M.D., M.S."
CMA Specialty Delegation
By Michele E. Raney, M.D., CSA Delegate to the CMA Specialty Delegation
Health Care Financing Reform
"What's on the Table? The AMA and CMA Proposals"
By Kenneth Y. Pauker, M.D., Associate Editor for the Bulletin, Vice-Chair for Practice Affairs and District 13 Director
CSA District Director Reports
Letters to the CSA
Tips from the Top
"Management of Accidental Dural Puncture and Subsequent Headache"
By Stephanie Goodman, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesia, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York
Pain Management CME Program: Module 6
"Opioids for Pain: Risk Management"
By Steven Richeimer, M.D., Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry, Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine, and Director of Palliative Medicine for the USC/Norris Cancer Center at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center
"The History of the CSA Bulletin"
By Gilbert E. Kinyon, M.D., Past Editor, CSA Bulletin
Gene Expression and Environmental Exposure: New Opportunities for Disease Prevention
By John Peterson Myers, Ph.D.
California & National News
New CSA Members
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