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ASCA Payment Resources Updated with 2015 Final Rates
November 21, 2014
Resources to assist ASC operators in determining the impact of Medicare’s 2015 payment changes are now available on ASCA’s web site.

ASCA Targets Newly Elected Members of Congress for Facility Tours
November 20, 2014
ASCA has begun reaching out to the more than 60 incoming members of Congress about the benefits of touring an ASC.

ASCA Response to PHC4 Report Emphasizes True Value of ASCs
November 20, 2014
A recent PHC4 report fails to present an accurate profile of the real-life operating value that ASCs provide to their patients and Pennsylvania.

Learn the 2015 Coding Essentials at ASCA’s Coding Seminar
November 20, 2014
Register before Dec. 22 to take advantage of early registration discounts for ASCA’s 2015 Winter Coding Seminar, Jan. 22-24 in San Diego.

Record Number of Medicare-Certified ASCs Meet Quality Reporting Requirements
November 19, 2014
98.9 percent of Medicare-certified ASCs will receive the full annual payment update for 2015, CMS announced yesterday.

ASCA Regulatory Training Series Now Available
November 18, 2014
Earn continuing education (CE) credit with interactive courses that apply specifically to ASCs. Reduced prices are available through January 31, 2015.

"Medicare’s Final Rates for 2015" Webinar Today at 1pm ET
November 18, 2014
Get the final word on the changes to Medicare’s ASC payment system that will take effect January 1, 2015, during today's webinar at 1pm ET.

Download ASCA's 2015 Final Medicare Rate Calculator
November 17, 2014
This members-only resource shows your national and local payment rates for 2015. Simply look up your local wage index from the easy-to-use chart and the calculator does the rest.

Quality Reporting Changes in 2015 ASC Payment Rule
November 13, 2014
There were a few changes to the ASC Quality Reporting Program in Medicare's final rule that centers should be aware of when planning for next year.

ASCA 2015 Registration Now Available
November 13, 2014
Registration is now open for ASCA 2015, May 13–16, 2015 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

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