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Clifton Lee of Frisco Ambulatory Surgery Center Wins Inaugural Member-Get-A-Member Campaign
November 18, 2015
ASCA congratulates Clifton Lee of Frisco Ambulatory Surgery Center in Frisco, Texas, winner of ASCA’s inaugural Member-Get-A-Member campaign.

ASCA 2016 Registration Now Open
November 17, 2015
Registration is now available for ASCA 2016, Thursday to Sunday, May 19—22, at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

OIG Releases 2016 Work Plan Announcing New Initiatives for ASCs
November 12, 2015
OIG's 2016 Work Plan summarizes new and ongoing OIG projects and provides advanced notice to the industry, policymakers and public.

Medicare's 2016 Final Rule Released; Seventeen New Procedures Added to ASC-Payable List
October 30, 2015
Final CMS payment rule includes 0.3 percent rate increase and seventeen new codes on the ASC-payable list.

Congress and Obama Administration Agree on Two-Year Budget Deal
October 29, 2015
Congress and Obama administration agree on legislation that funds the federal government for two years, raises the nation’s debt ceiling and staves off Medicare premium increases for beneficiaries.

CMS Publishes Final Rule on Meaningful Use Stage 3
October 15, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) final rule on Meaningful Use Stage 3 aims to ease reporting burden on providers, support interoperability and improve patient outcomes.

ASCA Introduces Eurasian Health Professionals to ASCs
October 08, 2015
ASCA hosts 20 Eurasian healthcare professionals as part of a Department of Commerce healthcare management training program.

Medicare Quality Reporting Program Shows Universal Safe Surgery Checklist Use
October 08, 2015
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) data shows that 99 percent of Medicare-certified ASCs report using Safe Surgery Checklists in their facilities.

Congress Meets with ASCs during ASCA Capitol Fly-In
October 01, 2015
Over the course of Tuesday and Wednesday, September 29-30, 75 representatives from the ASC community came together to support key legislation by directly lobbying their members of Congress.

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