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Find Out How Medicare's Proposed Payment Rule Could Affect Your ASC
July 28, 2014
Learn about Medicare's proposed changes to ASC reimbursement rates for 2015 during ASCA's next webinar on Tuesday, August 5, at 1:00 pm ET.

Class I Recall - CO2 Detector May Fail Leading to Injury
July 28, 2014
There has been a recall of GE Healthcare, LLC, single-width airway modules (E-MiniC) and accessories and extension modules. The affected CO2 detectors may fail or provide incorrect CO2 values for mechanically and spontaneous ventilated patients.

Q2 of ASCA Benchmarking Closes Next Week
July 25, 2014
The data collection period for the second quarter (Q2) of the 2014 ASCA Benchmarking Program closes next Thursday, July 31.

Huge Grassroots Success: 500 Letters Sent Supporting Colorectal Cancer Advocates
July 24, 2014
Thank you to the hundreds who participated and for making it one of the most successful two-day pushes ever for ASCA.

Read ASCA’s Expanded Analysis of Medicare’s 2015 Proposed Payment Rule
July 22, 2014
While the proposal accommodates some important requests made by ASCA and the ASC community, the disparity in payments between HOPDs and ASCs continues to grow.

Recall of Sterile Drugs by Downing Labs (aka NuVision Pharmacy)
July 21, 2014
FDA investigators inspected NuVision and observed insanitary conditions that result in a lack of sterility assurance of purportedly sterile drug products produced by the company, which puts patients at risk.

ASCA Lobbies for Colorectal Cancer Prevention Legislation
July 17, 2014
ASCA staff joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN) on Capitol Hill to promote colorectal cancer prevention legislation.

What Procedures Should Be Added to the Medicare List for ASCs?
July 17, 2014
ASCA is conducting a brief survey to determine which procedures should be added to the list of ASC payable procedures for 2015.

Support Clinical and Operational Excellence in Your ASC
July 16, 2014
Join with top experts in ASC management to delve into some of the most critical clinical and operational issues confronting ASCs today and find ways to strategically position your ASC for future success at ASCA’s 2014 Fall Seminar in Scottsdale, Arizona, this October.

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Celebrates Newly Renovated ASCA Office
July 16, 2014
ASCA Past President Nap Gary, ASCA President Terry Bohlke, ASCA CEO Bill Prentice and ASCA staff celebrate the completed renovations of the ASCA office in Alexandria, Virginia, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.



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