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Last Day to Save Extra on ASCA's 2014 Fall Seminar
September 15, 2014
Today is the last day to take advantage of early registration discounts for ASCA’s 2014 Fall Seminar, October 9-11, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

ASC Advocates Storm Capitol Hill
September 11, 2014
58 ASCA members from 18 states met with their members of Congress on Capitol Hill yesterday for the final event of this year’s Capitol Fly-In Program.

One Week Left to Save on ASCA’s 2014 Fall Seminar
September 8, 2014
Monday, September 15, will be the last day to take advantage of early registration discounts for ASCA’s 2014 Fall Seminar, October 9-11, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

New Resource: Quality and Safety in the ASC Setting
September 5, 2014
The web page discusses state and federal regulatory requirements, accreditation standards, licensing requirements, Medicare certification, quality reporting and more.

ASCA Submits Comments on CMS Proposed Payment Rule
September 4, 2014
In addition to submitting comments in response to the ASC payment rule, ASCA also submitted comments this year in response to the physician payment rule.

Enrollment Now Open for Cohort 4 of AHRQ's Safety Programs
September 3, 2014
Benefit from new learning tools & one-on-one mentoring specifically for the ASC setting with HRET’s safety program. Learn more about this program and how it can benefit your center.

CMS Releases Surveyor Memo Regarding Immediate Use Steam Sterilization
September 3, 2014
CMS has updated S&C Memorandum 09-55 regarding standards for Immediate Use Sterilization in surgical settings.

Early Registration Deadline Extended for ASCA’s Fall Seminar
September 2, 2014
The early registration deadline for ASCA’s 2014 Fall Seminar, October 9-11, in Scottsdale, AZ, has been extended through Monday, September 15.

Tackle the Credentialing Challenges in Your ASC
September 2, 2014
Failure to credential your ASC's physicians properly can put your patients at risk and cause your facility to fall out of compliance requirements.

ASCA Representatives Meet with CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner
August 28, 2014
ASCA representatives touted the ASC community’s strong participation in the Medicare ASC Quality Reporting Program and raised concerns about the growing disparity between ASC and HOPD payments.



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