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ASCA Payment Rate Documents Updated
February 9, 2016
ASCA has updated its Medicare Payment Resources page to reflect recent changes to the ASC January 2016 payment addenda.

April 2016 ASC Public Reporting Preview Reports Now Available
February 4, 2016
ASC Quality Reporting (ASCQR) Program Reporting Preview Reports are available through the QualityNet Secure Portal for participating facilities until February 14, 2016.

ASCA Offers Month-Long Discount on Training Series
January 12, 2016
Register using promo code "leap 16" before February 29 to receive 10 percent off ASCA's Regulatory Training Series.

Q4 Now Open for ASCA Benchmarking
January 5, 2016
The data collection period for the fourth quarter (Q4) of the 2015 ASCA Benchmarking Program is now open.

Government Accountability Office Recommends Site-Neutral Payments for Office Visits
January 7, 2016
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) recommended that Congress provide the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) with authority to equalize payment rates between hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) and physician offices for evaluation & management (E/M) office visits and other services.

More Than 95 Percent of Medicare-Certified ASCs Meet Quality Reporting Requirements
December 16, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today that 95.9 percent of Medicare-certified ASCs met Medicare’s ASC Quality Reporting Program requirements.

ASCA's 2016 Webinar Schedule Now Available
December 15, 2015
Get the insider information and real-world solutions you need to navigate the challenges your ASC will face next year by signing up for ASCA’s 2016 Webinar Series.

ASCA Rate Documents Updated
December 11, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) revised the 2016 ASC payment addenda after the initial release on October 30, 2015.

Call for Nominations to ASCA Board of Directors
December 2, 2015
ASCA is encouraging its members to nominate qualified candidates to serve on its Board of Directors.

ASCA Q3 Benchmarking Report Now Available
December 1, 2015
ASCA Benchmarking subscribers can now access their clinical and operational benchmarking reports for the third quarter (Q3) of 2015 on the ASCA Benchmarking portal.


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