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Tuesday, January 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC: Surgeries in Mexico Linked to Antibiotic-Resistant Infections in U.S. »
January 15, 2019, ASCA News Digest   CNN (01/10/19) La Motte, Sandee    Nearly a dozen Ame...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicare's Bundled Payment Experiment for Joint Replacements Shows Moderate Savings »
January 7, 2018, EurekAlert (1/2/19) via ASCA News Digest    Medicare's randomized trial of a new bundle...
Thursday, December 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Improving Patient Safety Through Healthcare Interoperability »
December 27, 2018, ASCA News Digest  EHR Intelligence, (12/17/2018)    With healthcare organ...
Thursday, December 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Study Finds That Surgeons Under Stress Make More Mistakes in the Operating Room »
December 27, 2018, ASCA News Digest  Medicalxpress, (12/17/18)    A new study reveals that d...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joint Commission Issues New Alert on Developing Reporting Culture to Improve Health Care Safety »
December 18, 2018, ASCA News Digest  Joint Commission Press Release (12/11/18) Lyons, Maureen  ...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
More People Turning to Surgical Centers for Procedures at Lower Cost »
November 28, 2018, WXYZ News (Detroit) via ASCA News Digest  (11/20/2018) | Written by Aaron Kumasi  ...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Payments for Surgeries in Ambulatory Surgery Centers Lower Than in Hospital Outpatient Departments »
November 20, 2018, ASCA News Digest  Worker's Compensation Research Institute, November 15, 2018  &nbs...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAAHC Report Outlines High Compliance Areas and Opportunities for Improvement »
November 20, 2018, ASCA News Digest/AAAHC    A new report from AAAHC analyzes data from more than 900 a...
Friday, November 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AAAHC Launches its Advanced Orthopaedic Certification Program »
November 16, 2018, Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care    AAAHC is proud to announce th...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Signs SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act into Law »
November 14, 2018, ASC Focus  Written by Jeff Evans    How this might affect ASCs Durin...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free ASCA Webinar Opportunity - Nov. 13 »
November 7, 2018, ASCA News Digest     Learn how quality reporting requirements are changing fo...
Wednesday, November 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Final Medicare Payment Rule Released »
November 7, 2018, ASCA News Digest    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) release...
Tuesday, October 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Scoring for High Level Disinfection and Sterilization »
October 30, 2018, Joint Commission Ambulatory Buzz blog, via ASCA News Digest     High-level disinf...
Friday, October 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
10 Benefits of a Robust ASC Patient Survey Program »
October 3, 2018, Surgical Information Systems via ASCA News Digest     While ASCs have long asked pa...
Tuesday, September 18, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CDC and Prevention and Joint Commission Release Free New Infection »
September 18, 2018, ASCA News Digest  Joint Commission Press Release (09/11/18)   The Centers fo...
Thursday, August 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Updated: ASCA Responds to KHN News Story »
Kaiser HealthNews published a story August 9, on USA Today that discusses “lax oversight” regarding surgery center regulat...
Wednesday, August 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Online Resources from ASCA Help ASCs Discuss Quality and Safety Concerns »
August 7, 2018, ASCA News Digest    ASCA has published online resources to help all ASCs talk to the...
Tuesday, July 31, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASCA Efforts Recognized in Medicare's 2019 Proposed Payment Rule »
July 31, 2018, ASCA News Digest    Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)...
Monday, July 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
August is National ASC Month »
ASCA   This year, ASCA has expanded the celebration of National ASC Week into a full month! ...
Monday, December 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASC-Exchange Mailings Are Not from ASCA »
ASCA News, December 15, 2017 It has come to our attention that an email some ASCs have received recently from a com...
Thursday, November 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free ASCA Webinar Opportunity Nov. 14 »
Protect your ASC from future Medicare payment cuts. Register now for ASCA's next webinar, CMS Quality Reporting for ASCs,...
Friday, October 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emergency Preparedness Deadline Quickly Approaching »
As a reminder, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin surveying based on the revised emergency...
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Updates its Regulations »
August 31, Government Affairs Update In 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a propo...
Monday, September 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASCA Submits Comments on CMS Proposed Payment Rule »
September 7, ASCA Government Affairs Update Today, ASCA submitted its formal comments in response to the Centers fo...
Friday, August 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IPPS Final Rule Released; Changes Made In Line with ASCA Comments »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final 2018 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Rule...
Tuesday, July 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
QualityNet Deadline Quickly Approaching: Start the Reporting Process Now »
July 13, ASCA Government Affairs Update   As a reminder, the deadline to submit 2016 data for the Ambulatory Su...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASCA Participates in Roundtable Discussion with Secretary Price, Administrator Verma »
June 22, ASCA Government Affairs Update   Earlier this week, ASCA staff participated in a roundtable discussion...
Wednesday, June 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
OAS CAHPS Survey Beginning in 2018 »
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will require all CMS-certified ASCs to participate in the OAS CAHPS s...
Thursday, March 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joint Commission ASC Survey Changes for 2017: 10 Things to Know »
In late November, The Joint Commission announced it was making adjustments to its ASC survey process effective Januar...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Cosponsors Added to Key Legislation »
Last week, US Representative Grace Meng (D-NY) joined a growing list of supporters for the Ambulatory Surgical Center Qu...
Tuesday, December 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
President Barack Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Act into Law »
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama signed into law the 21st Century Cures Act, a piece of legislation that includes two ke...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Congress Passes Health Care Legislation Impacting ASCs »
On Wednesday, the US Senate passed the 21st Century Cures Act. This bipartisan bill, introduced by US Representatives Fred...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes Health Care Legislation Impacting ASCs »
On Wednesday, the US House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act. This bipartisan bill, introduced by US Re...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reminder on Emergency Preparedness Final Rule »
November 17, ASCA Government Affairs Update As centers meet with their governing boards to prepare for the coming ye...
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASCA Post-Election Message »
November 10, 2016 This week concluded one of the most contentious elections in modern American political history. Regar...

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