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September 1, 2015
Early registration rates for ASCA's 2015 Fall Seminar, October 8-10, in Louisville, have been extended. Register by September 8 to take advantage of the lower rates.

Your Input Needed on CMS Reimbursement Proposal for 2016; Proposed Addition of Codes to ASC-Payable List
August 20, 2015
Your input is needed in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) proposed ASC reimbursement rates for 2016.

ASCA Partners with US Representative David Scott to Raise Awareness on Colorectal Cancer Screening
August 18, 2015
ASCA partnered with US Representative David Scott (D-GA) during his 11th Annual Health Fair in Jonesboro, Georgia, August 15, to increase awareness about the importance of undergoing regular colonoscopies.

Register for the ASCA Virtual Career Fair; Find Your Dream Job
August 18, 2015
The ASCA Virtual Career Fair, an excellent resource for ASC professionals, like yourself, helps you connect with the nation's top employers.

ASC Salary and Benefits Survey Results Available from ASCA
August 13, 2015
Results of ASCA’s new online ASC Salary and Benefits Survey are now available.

Feedback Needed to Guide ASCA Comments on Office-Based Cataract Surgery
August 13, 2015
CMS is soliciting comments from interested stakeholders regarding the advisability of paying for cataract surgery in the office setting as an alternative to the ASC and hospital outpatient department (HOPD).

CMS Extends Claims-Based Quality Measure Deadline until September 30th
August 4, 2015
In response to concerns raised by ASCA, the ASC Quality Collaboration and other ASC stakeholders, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has extended the deadline.

Quality Reporting Preview Reports Available
July 31, 2015
The October 2015 ASC Public Reporting Preview Reports are now available through the QualityNet Secure Portal for participating facilities.

New Tool Helps ASCs Determine Quality Reporting Program Status
July 30, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has developed a new page that provides multiple Status Listing Lookup Tools.

What Procedures Should Be Added to the Medicare List for ASCs?
July 23, 2015
ASCA is conducting a brief survey to determine which procedures should be added to the list of ASC payable procedures for 2016.

Detailed Analysis of 2016 Proposed ASC and Physician Payments Rules
July 16, 2015
As promised in the initial rule release, a more in-depth analysis of the 2016 Proposed ASC Payment Rule is now available.

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