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What does AANA stand for?

AANA stands for American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

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Established by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), National Nurse Anesthetists Week was created to encourage CRNAs to take the opportunity to educate the public about anesthesia safety, questions to ask prior to undergoing surgery, and the benefits of receiving anesthesia care from nurse anesthetists.
Pain Management by Nurse Anesthetists: ANA congratulates AANA, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, on CMS' decision to continue reimbursing certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) for chronic pain management for Medicare beneficiaries CMS is modifying its regulations to provide that "Anesthesia and related care means those services that a certified registered nurse anesthetist is legally authorized to perform in the state in which the services are furnished " When state scope of practice rules allow nurse anesthetists to provide chronic pain management services, Medicare will reimburse them CMS deliberately deferred "to individual states to determine the scope of practice for CRNAs" and avoided listing which services they can or cannot do under Medicare.
The American Nurses Association (ANA), in association with the Creative Coalition, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA), AARP and others, hosted special town hall meetings during this summer's Democratic and Republican National Conventions to discuss vital health care issues.