Announcements

  • Need Help With PCI Coding?

    SCAI has developed new resources that help you with PCI coding. We've added a new tip sheet on PCI coding guidelines and a PCI selection tool to our practice management resources.

    Be sure to check out these new documents along with our other informational videos to ensure that you get paid for the services you deliver by coding and billing correctly.

  • Register for SCAI SHOCK, Bring Your Colleagues for Free

    Take advantage of special group pricing at 2022 SCAI SHOCK, October 13-15, in Minneapolis. Register by September 30 (the Advance Deadline) and invite up to four clinical colleagues to accompany you free of charge.

    SCAI SHOCK brings together global experts from interventional cardiology, advanced heart failure, cardiac critical care, cardiac surgery, and emergency medicine to give you a broad understanding of shock diagnosis and treatment. 
  • SCAI Signs on to Medicare Advantage Request for Information (RFI) Comments

    SCAI is working to ensure that prior authorization (PA) is not a barrier to timely access to care for the patients our members serve. SCAI has signed on to comments by the Regulatory Relief Coalition on CMS’ request for information on Medicare Advantage. The comments primarily focus on prior authorization reform.
  • Planned Maintenance Alert - Aug 15-19

    During the week of August 15-19, SCAI will be conducting a planned upgrade of our membership system. We are implementing a number of improvements to our system's user experience and members will be unable to access any online benefits that require sign-in such as MySCAI, event registration, and our Online Learning Center until work is complete. We apologize for any inconvenience caused during this temporary service downtime.
  • OPPS Proposed Rule Contains SCAI Government Relations Committee Win

    The Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) proposed rule was released on July 15, 2022. SCAI is currently reviewing the proposed rule in detail and will submit comments by the September 13 deadline.
  • New Statement for Public Comment: Update Consensus Statement on PCI With On‐Site Surgical Backup

    SCAI is seeking your comments on our 2022 Update to the 2014 SCAI Expert Consensus Statement on PCI Without On‐Site Surgical Backup

    Feedback is requested by Monday, June 20, 2022. 

  • Did You Know? TAVR Is Turning 20.

    Saturday, April 16, marks the 20th anniversary of the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Impressive, isn't it? To celebrate this advancement in interventional cardiology treatment and care for patients, SCAI has released a video interview with @James Hermiller and  @Martin Leon. View the short video below to watch these experts reflect on the life-changing procedure and what's to come.

     

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  • Seeking Input: Quality Initiatives & Interpersonal Conflict in the Cath Lab

    SCAI is conducting two surveys, one focusing on Quality Initiatives and the other focusing on Managing Interpersonal Conflict in the Cath Lab.

    Both surveys are brief and should take you under 10 minutes to complete.

    Please submit responses for both surveys by April 29, 2022. The intention is to present the results of both surveys at the SCAI 2022 Scientific Sessions.

  • Register With Confidence by April 1 and Save

    SCAI 2022 Scientific Sessions is a three-and-a-half-day in-person conference dedicated to interventional cardiology and endovascular medicine. Register by the Advance Deadline, April 1, and you could save money. We believe that we can meet in person at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta this May (19–22) safely. In addition, you can register with confidence, for if there is any COVID-related reason you need to cancel your registration, we will refund you. We’ll also have several policies in place to give you the confidence to register now and attend in person in May in Atlanta, including mandatory vaccination and mask policies, social distancing where possible, and sanitization stations.

  • Call for Late-Breaking Science—Submission Deadline Extended to March 10

    If you missed the late-breaking science submission deadline, don't worry. SCAI has extended the deadline to March 10. Now you have time to submit your late-breaking clinical science, follow-up data from major randomized trials, single or multicenter registries, and first-in-man experiences with novel devices or drugs. Submissions will be considered for oral presentation in a featured session.
  • Register With Confidence—Meet in Person

    We remain hopeful that we can meet in person at SCAI 2022 Scientific Sessions at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta this May (19–22). We believe that we can do so safely. Registration is now open, and you can register with confidence. If for any COVID-related reason you need to cancel your registration, we will refund you. We have several policies in place to give you the confidence to register now and attend in person in May in Atlanta, including mandatory vaccination and mask policies, social distancing where possible, and sanitization stations. Make the most of the Early Bird registration and Advance registration rates rate by registering before April 1.
  • SCAI Women in Innovations Symposium: Focusing on Vascular Access and Closure to Prevent Complication

    Join this webinar on November 18 as panelists discuss radial access and closure for complex coronary procedures, how to use ultrasound access for radial-to-peripheral interventions, and touch on formulating strategies to mitigate radiation exposure in peripheral cases using left radial access.