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ASC Focus Magazine

ASC Focus is the official magazine of ASCA. It is published monthly except for a combined June-July issue and a combined November-December issue. (ASCA members receive a free subscription as part of their association membership.)




November/December 2014

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Features of the November/December issue include:

National Fraud and Abuse Compliance Update – Changes within the ASC industry are now raising concerns related to fraud and abuse in federal health care programs.

Prevent Embezzlement – Tips for protecting your ASC .

Eliminate Errors – How to avoid common coding and billing mistakes.

Paying It Forward – OOSC offers free surgery to veterans.






         



ASC Focus Editorial Calendar 2015

Issue

Primary Feature

Secondary Feature

January

Industry Trends

Human Resources

February

Advocacy

Health Reform

March

Insurance

Expense Management

April

Coding

Quality Improvement

May

ASCA 2015 Preview

Staff Development

June/July

Culture of Safety

Business Office Improvement

August

Financial Planning

Patient Care

September

Clinical Care

Building and Renovations

October

Marketing

Legal Issues

November/
December

Regulatory Compliance

Social Media

Specific titles may change or be eliminated without prior notice.

If you are interested in writing an article or sharing an idea, see the Editorial Guidelines for Contributors below or contact Sahely Mukerji at editorial@ascassociation.org. If you are interested in advertising in ASC Focus, contact Christopher Schriever at advertising@ascassociation.org.


Editorial Guidelines for Contributors

The editors eagerly welcome contributions by external authors with expertise in the issues and topics relevant to the magazine’s audience: busy ASC professionals. These guidelines are intended to tell potential authors what they need to know about the magazine’s requirements and how to submit a story proposal.


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